Think and grow rich

  • Author: Napoleon Hill
  • Genre: Finance & Wealth Think and Grow Rich (Think and Grow Rich Series) eBook: Hill,  Napoleon, Arthur Pell, Arthur R. Pell: Kindle Store

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About the author

Napoleon Hill was a self-help author. He is best known for his book Think and Grow Rich, which is featured in the top ten best selling self-help books of all time.

Who is it for?

Frankly, anyone interested in the world of personal development should read Think and Grow Rich. However, we recommend anyone interested in attaining financial wealth should definitely read it.


Every chapter of the book entails money-making secrets hundreds of wealthy people have used. All of the methods taught in the book are a part of Andrew Carnegie’s magical wealth formula. In order to write the book, Napoleon Hill analyzed the wealth formula of Andrew Carnegie and other wealthy men like Henry Ford and Harris Williams who admitted they had accumulated their vast fortunes through the aid of Andrew Carnegie’s secret.

The 13 steps towards wealth:

  1. Desire
  2. Faith
  3. Autosuggestion
  4. Specialized knowledge
  5. Imagination
  6. Organized planning
  7. Decision
  8. Persistence.
  9. Power of the mastermind
  10. The mystery of sex transmutation
  11. The subconscious mind
  12. The brain
  13. The sixth sense

You can find a few key lessons from each chapter down below

Chapter 1 – Thoughts are things


Whatever the mind of a man can conceive and believe it can achieve

Chapter 2 – Desires


There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge

Both poverty and riches are the offspring of thought

Chapter 3 – Faith


Visualize and believe the attainment of your desire

Chapter 4 – Autosuggestion


Every Adversity, every failure, and every heartache carries with it the seed of an equivalent or a greater benefit.

Chapter 5 – Specialized Knowledge


Make your ideas pay off through specialized knowledge

Chapter 6 – Imagination


Imagination is the workshop of the mind

Ideas that accumulate wealth are the product of an imagination

Chapter 7 – Organized Planning


Most leaders begin as followers – “It is no disgrace to be a follower. On the other hand, it is no credit to remain a follower. Most great leaders began in the capacity of followers. They became great leaders because they were intelligent followers.”

Success requires no explanations, failure permits no alibis

Chapter 8 – Decision


Know what you want and you will generally get it

Chapter 9 – Persistence


Climb over your failures

Train yourself to be persistent

Chapter 10 – Power of the mastermind


Multiply your brainpower by creating a team with individuals that add unique value to the group.

Happiness is found in doing, not merely in possessing

Chapter 11 – The mystery of sex transmutation


Sex can stimulate creativity

Chapter 12 – The subconscious mind


Anybody can wish for riches, and most people do, but only a few know that a definite plan, plus a burning desire for wealth, are the only dependable means of accumulating wealth.

Chapter 13 – The brain


The ladder of success is never crowded at the top

Chapter 14 – The sixth sense


Let great men shape you – Learn from the habits and behavior of successful people

Chapter 15 – The six ghosts of fear


There are basic fears, some are more severe than others

Fear of poverty

Fear of criticism

Fear of ill health

Fear of loss of the love of someone

Fear of old age

Fear of death

These fears can be used as motivation.

Our favorite quotes from Think & Grow Rich

“You are the master of your destiny”

“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.”

“The way of success is the way of continuous pursuit of knowledge.”


It is hard for us to capture all of the lessons taught in this book. We are going to be releasing content teaching lessons from this book soon, stay tuned!

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