Napoleon Hill Quotes

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Oliver Napoleon Hill was a motivational speaker, writer and self-help author who is famously known for his best-selling book, Think And Grow Rich which was originally published in 1937. Napoleon Hill gives credit to Andrew Carnegie for inspiring him to write the book by interviewing the most successful people of his time. Some of the famous characters interviewed for the Think And Grow Rich book include Henry Ford and Thomas Edison.

Other books and writings published by Napoleon Hill are The Law of Success, Outwitting the Devil, Success Through a Positive Mental Attitude, The Master Key to Riches, Grow Rich!: With Peace of Mind, Napoleon Hill’s Keys to Success: The 17 Principles of Personal Achievement, How to Own Your Own Mind as well as many others.

Here are some famous, best, inspirational and motivational Napoleon Hill quotes about love, fear, leadership, life, desire, adversity, outwitting the devil, laws of success as well as think and grow rich:

Famous Napoleon Hill Quotes

Famous Napoleon Hill Quotes

1. A goal is a dream with a deadline. -Napoleon Hill

2. Happiness is found in doing, not merely possessing. -Napoleon Hill

3. You’ve got to be sure of yourself before you can ever win a prize. -Napoleon Hill

4. The man who does more than he is paid for will soon be paid for more than he does. -Napoleon Hill

5. It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.

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6. Your big opportunity may be right where you are now. -Napoleon Hill

7. Victory is always possible for the person who refuses to stop fighting. -Napoleon Hill

8. Opportunity often comes disguised in the form of misfortune, or temporary defeat. -Napoleon Hill

9. Hold a picture of yourself long and steadily enough in your mind’s eye, and you will be drawn toward it. -Napoleon Hill

10. Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements. -Napoleon Hill

Best Napoleon Hill Quotes

Best Napoleon Hill Quotes

11. If you must speak ill of another, do not speak it. -Napoleon Hill

12. Our only limitations are those we set up in our own minds. -Napoleon Hill

13. Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness.

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14. Wise men, when in doubt whether to speak or to keep quiet, give themselves the benefit of the doubt, and remain silent. -Napoleon Hill

15. Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another. -Napoleon Hill

Motivational Napoleon Hill Quotes

Motivational Napoleon Hill Quotes

16. Don’t wait. The time will never be just right. -Napoleon Hill

17. Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle. -Napoleon Hill

18. Cherish your vision and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.

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19. Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit. -Napoleon Hill

20. Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success. -Napoleon Hill

Inspirational Napoleon Hill Quotes

Inspirational Napoleon Hill Quotes

21. If you can’t do great things, do small things in a great way. -Napoleon Hill

22. There are no limitations to the mind except those that we acknowledge. -Napoleon Hill

23. Do not wait: the time will never be ‘just right’. Start where you stand, and work whatever tools you may have at your command and better tools will be found as you go along.

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24. A quitter never wins and a winner never quits. -Napoleon Hill

25. When you are able to maintain your own highest standards of integrity – regardless of what others may do – you are destined for greatness. -Napoleon Hill

Napoleon Hill Quotes On Love

Napoleon Hill Quotes On Love

26. One who has loved truly can never lose entirely. -Napoleon Hill

27. Love attracts only one thing and that thing is love. -Napoleon Hill

28. You may be hurt if you love too much, but you will live in misery if you love too little.

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29. If you love, absolutely love what you are doing, chances are excellent that you will succeed. There is nothing so exhausting as working on a job you don’t like. -Napoleon Hill

30. Love is essential for happiness, but the person who loves so deeply that his or her happiness is placed entirely in the hands of another, resembles the little lamb who crept into the den of the nice, gentle little wolf and begged to be permitted to lie down and go to sleep, or the canary. -Napoleon Hill

Napoleon Hill Quotes On Fear

Napoleon Hill Quotes On Fear

31. Fears are nothing more than a state of mind. -Napoleon Hill

32. Ignorance and Fear are twin sisters. They are generally found together. -Napoleon Hill

34. FEAR is the tool of a man-made devil.

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35. Put your foot upon the neck of the fear of criticism by reaching a decision not to worry about what other people think, do, or say. -Napoleon Hill

Napoleon Hill Quotes On Leadership

Napoleon Hill Quotes On Leadership

36. The successful leader must plan his work and work his plan. -Napoleon Hill

37. The great leaders of business, industry and finance, and the great artists, poets, musicians and writers all became great because they developed the power of self-motivation.

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38. Self-sacrifice is essential to leadership. You will give, give all the time. -Napoleon Hill

Napoleon Hill Quotes About Life

Napoleon Hill Quotes About Life

39. Lack of loyalty is one of the major causes of failure in every walk of life. -Napoleon Hill

40. Children are sent to school to make credits and to learn how to memorize, not to learn what they want of life. -Napoleon Hill

41. It takes half your life before you discover life is a do-it-yourself project.

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42. Life is a game board. Time is your opponent. If you procrastinate, you will lose the game. You must make a move to be victorious. -Napoleon Hill

43. Men and women who come to the closing chapter of life disappointed because they did not attain the goal which they had set their hearts upon achieving, they teach you what not to do. -Napoleon Hill

Napoleon Hill Quotes About Desire

Napoleon Hill Quotes About Desire

44. Ask any wise man what he most desires and he will, more than likely, say “more wisdom. -Napoleon Hill

45. When your desires are strong enough, you will appear to possess superhuman powers to achieve. -Napoleon Hill

46. Create a definite plan for carrying out your desire and begin at once, whether you ready or not, to put this plan into action. -Napoleon Hill

47. Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.

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48. There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it. -Napoleon Hill

49. One’s dominating desires can be crystallized into their physical equivalents through definiteness of purpose backed by definiteness of plans with the aid of rhythm and time. -Napoleon Hill

50. Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win – essential to success. -Napoleon Hill

Napoleon Hill Think And Grow Rich Quotes

Napoleon Hill Think And Grow Rich Quotes

51. We refuse to believe that which we don’t understand. -Napoleon Hill

52. Set your mind on a definite goal and observe how quickly the world stands aside to let you pass. -Napoleon Hill

53. When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal. -Napoleon Hill

54. Perhaps we shall learn, as we pass through this age, that the ‘other self” is more powerful than the physical self we see when we look into a mirror. -Napoleon Hill

55. There is a difference between WISHING for a thing and being READY to receive it. No one is ready for a thing, until he believes he can acquire it. The state of mind must be BELIEF, not mere hope or wish. Open-mindedness is essential for belief. -Napoleon Hill

56. I will eliminate hatred, envy, jealousy, selfishness, and cynicism, by developing love for all humanity, because I know that a negative attitude toward others can never bring me success. I will cause others to believe in me, because I will believe in them, and in myself. -Napoleon Hill

57. Helen Keller became deaf, dumb, and blind shortly after birth. Despite her greatest misfortune, she has written her name indelibly in the pages of the history of the great. Her entire life has served as evidence that no one is ever defeated until defeat has been accepted as reality. -Napoleon Hill

58. To win the big stakes in this changed world, you must catch the spirit of the great pioneers of the past, whose dreams have given to civilization all that it has of value, the spirit that serves as the life-blood of our own country – your opportunity and mine, to develop and market our talents. -Napoleon Hill

59. One who has loved truly, can never lose entirely. Love is whimsical and temperamental. Its nature is ephemeral, and transitory. It comes when it pleases, and goes away without warning. Accept and enjoy it while it remains, but spend no time worrying about its departure. Worry will never bring it back. -Napoleon Hill

60. You are the master of your destiny. You can influence, direct and control your own environment. You can make your life what you want it to be.

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61. If you do not conquer self, you will be conquered by self. -Napoleon Hill

62. The way of success is the way of continuous pursuit of knowledge. -Napoleon Hill

63. More gold had been mined from the mind of men than the earth it self. -Napoleon Hill

64. Neglecting to broaden their view has kept some people doing one thing all their lives. -Napoleon Hill

65. TELL THE WORLD WHAT YOU INTEND TO DO, BUT FIRST SHOW IT. This is the equivalent of saying “deeds, and not words, are what count most. -Napoleon Hill

66. Those who succeed in an outstanding way seldom do so before the age of 40. More often, they do not strike their real pace until they are well beyond the age of 50. -Napoleon Hill

67. Opinions are the cheapest commodities on earth. Everyone has a flock of opinions ready to be wished upon anyone who will accept them. If you are influenced by “opinions” when you reach DECISIONS, you will not succeed in any undertaking. -Napoleon Hill

68. An educated man is not, necessarily, one who has an abundance of general or specialized knowledge. An educated man is one who has so developed the faculties of his mind that he may acquire anything he wants, or its equivalent, without violating the rights of others. -Napoleon Hill

69. Remember, too, that all who succeed in life get off to a bad start, and pass through many heartbreaking struggles before they “arrive”. The turning point in the lives of those who succeed usually comes at some moment of crisis, through which they are introduced to their “other selves. -Napoleon Hill

70. Before success comes in any man’s life, he is sure to meet with much temporary defeat, and, perhaps, some failure. When defeat overtakes a man, the easiest and most logical thing to do is to quit. That is exactly what the majority of men do. More than five hundred of the most successful men this country has ever known told the author their greatest success came just one step beyond the point at which defeat had overtaken them. -Napoleon Hill

Napoleon Hill Outwitting The Devil Quotes

Napoleon Hill Outwitting The Devil Quotes

71. Your only limitation is the one which you set up in your own mind. -Napoleon Hill

72. Failure is man-made circumstance. It is never real until accepted by man as permanent. -Napoleon Hill

73. Anyone who submits to annoyance by things he does not want is not definite. He is a drifter. -Napoleon Hill

74. Failure brings a climax in which one has the privilege of clearing his mind of fear and making a new start in another direction. -Napoleon Hill

75. The capacity to surmount failure without being discouraged is the chief asset of every person who attains outstanding success in any calling. -Napoleon Hill

76. Then accumulated knowledge is not wisdom? A Great heavens, no! If knowledge were wisdom, the achievements of science would not have been converted into implements of destruction. -Napoleon Hill

77. From what you say, I infer that time is the friend of the person who trains his mind to follow positive thought-habits and the enemy of the person who drifts into negative thought-habits. -Napoleon Hill

78. Remember that your dominating thoughts attract, through a definite law of nature, by the shortest and most convenient route, their physical counterpart. Be careful what your thoughts dwell upon.

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79. Failure always is a blessing when it forces one to acquire knowledge or to build habits that lead to the achievement of one’s major purpose in life. -Napoleon Hill

80. You may not be able to control other people . . . but you can control how you react to them and their actions. This is an easy thing to say but much more difficult to do. -Napoleon Hill

81. The person who moves with definiteness recognizes the difference between temporary defeat and failure. When plans fail he substitutes others but he does not change his purpose. He perseveres. -Napoleon Hill

82. The majority of people who acquire wisdom do so after they have passed the age of forty. Prior to that time the majority of people are too busy gathering knowledge and organizing it into plans to spend any effort seeking wisdom. -Napoleon Hill

83. You are entitled to know that two entities occupy your body. One of these entities is motivated by and responds to the impulse of fear. The other is motivated by and responds to the impulse of faith. Will you be guided by faith or will you allow fear to overtake you? -Napoleon Hill

84. Nature will not tolerate idleness or vacuums of any sort. All space must be and is filled with something . . . When the individual does not use the brain for the expression of positive, creative thoughts, nature fills the vacuum by forcing the brain to act upon negative thoughts. -Napoleon Hill

85. There is something infinitely worse than being forced to work. It is being forced not to work. In the main, that depression was more of a blessing than it was a curse, if analyzed in the light of the changes it brought.” Is Hill being harsh here, or is he looking beyond the immediate cause and effect of economic disaster to the underlying spiritual result that comes from a true crisis? Can our present economic travails be more of a blessing than a curse? Can economic hardship, such as the loss of a job, be a blessing in disguise? Perhaps yes, if the result is the awakening of an entrepreneurial spirit and the creation of a new business. -Napoleon Hill

Napoleon Hill Laws Of Success Quotes

Napoleon Hill Laws Of Success Quotes

86. Where thought prevails power may be found! -Napoleon Hill

87. Most so called FAILURES are only temporary defeats. -Napoleon Hill

88. Imagination is a faculty of the mind which can be cultivated, developed, extended and broadened by use. -Napoleon Hill

89. Power grows out of ORGANIZED KNOWLEDGE, but, mind you, it “grows out of it” through application and use! -Napoleon Hill

90. You have been endowed with the power to use the most highly organized form of energy known to man, that of thought. -Napoleon Hill

91. Success comes only when you act on what you know and believe. What your mind can conceive and believe, you can achieve! -Napoleon Hill

92. Hard labor and good intentions are not sufficient to carry a man through to success, for how may a man be sure that he has attained success unless he has established in his mind some definite object that he wishes? -Napoleon Hill

93. Success in life depends upon happiness, and happiness is found in no other way than through SERVICE that is rendered in a spirit of love.

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94. Power is organized effort, as has already been stated! Success is based upon power! -Napoleon Hill

95. No man has a chance to enjoy permanent success until he begins to look in a mirror for the real cause of all his mistakes. -Napoleon Hill

96. Far from being a disadvantage, struggle is a decided advantage, because it develops those qualities which would forever lie dormant without it. -Napoleon Hill

97. Before you can achieve success in the higher and broader sense you must gain such thorough control over yourself that you will be a person of poise. -Napoleon Hill

 98. I know that I have the ability to achieve the object of my definite purpose, therefore I demand of myself persistent, aggressive and continuous action toward its attainment. -Napoleon Hill

99. Those who work for money alone, and who receive for their pay nothing but money, are always underpaid, no matter how much they receive. Money is necessary, but the big prizes of life cannot be measured in dollars and cents. -Napoleon Hill

100. Everyone needs a change of mental environment at regular periods, the same as a change and variety of food are essential. The mind becomes more alert, more elastic and more ready to work with speed and accuracy after it has been bathed in new ideas, outside of one’s own field of daily labor. -Napoleon Hill

Napoleon Hill Adversity Quote

Napoleon Hill Quote Every adversity, every failure, every heartbreak, carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit

101. Every adversity, every failure, every heartbreak, carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit.

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Napoleon Hill Whatever Mind Can Conceive Quote

Napoleon Hill Quote Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve

102. Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.

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Napoleon Hill Mastermind Quote

Napoleon Hill Mastermind Quote

103. The Master Mind principle: Two or more people actively engaged in the pursuit of a definite purpose with a positive mental attitude, constitute an unbeatable force.

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