Becoming a millionaire is not too difficult and can simply be done by having a purpose, a plan, and persistence. If you have a purpose of why you want to reach a certain goal, then you most likely will have a passion for that goal as well. The first use of money is to provide food, clothing, and shelter for you and your family. However, President Dwight Eisenhower said that if all you want is food, clothing, and shelter, you can find all three of those items in prison.
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The old Greek proverb explains to me what paying it forward means: “A society grows great when old men plant trees they know whose shade they shall never sit in.” Paying it forward simply means taking the time and effort to make a positive influence in someone’s life when you have been the recipient of a good deed.
Maintaining sound health not only allows us to live a longer life, but also increases our quality of life as well. When Napoleon Hill wrote Law of Success in 1928, he was forty five years old and was only fifty four years old when he wrote Think and Grow Rich in 1937. Then, he did not put as much emphasis on sound health, as he did in his later years. As he grew older, Napoleon Hill realized that maintaining sound health was essential to being truly successful.
We often know or hear about people who have lived in this life and left a legacy behind. I think this Greek proverb explains leaving a legacy best: “A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.” Sir Winston Churchill is credited with saying, “We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.” It is easy to assume that helping or giving to others only involves monetary gifts. However, sometimes the help can come by giving away our talents or time, such as cleaning up the environment, or serving on a non-profit board.
When Napoleon Hill wrote Law of Success in 1928, he included a section called The Habit of Saving in order to teach readers how to distribute their income systematically so that a definite percentage of the income would steadily accumulate, thus creating one of the greatest known sources of personal power. No one will be truly successful in life without saving money. There is no exception to this rule, and no one may escape it.
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When Napoleon Hill published Law of Success in 1928, it was an eight volume set of books with sixteen lessons on the success principles. Imagination was presented as the sixth lesson in the Law of Success series. Hill used a modern dictionary to define imagination as: The act of constructive intellect in grouping the material or knowledge or thought into new original and rational systems.
We probably all have heard the message about associating with people that we want to learn from and enjoy our time with. As a youngster, my mom often admonished me about the friends I was associated with, and made statements like “birds of a feather flock together” and “lie down with fleas and you’ll get fleas.”