From the author of The Strangest Secret, based on the motivational speech heard by millions.
We become what we think about.
Earl Nightingale was in a lookout tower on the Battleship Arizona at Pearl Harbor and was one of only a few hundred who survived. He felt that he had been spared for some reason and became obsessed with learning why some people were successful and others were not. He knew that millions of people around the world are frightened, confused, and surprised in life – they don’t understand the basic law for success, which is this: we become what we think about.
Filled with equal parts inspiration and practical advice, this book is for anyone seeking their “true north” and reveals how you should go about discovering what that is in order to achieve meaningful success in life. Not the kind based on wealth, fame, and popularity, but the kind that you feel inside your soul, that intrinsically drives you to be the best version of yourself, each and every day. In The Six-Word Secret to Success, you will find decades of motivation packed into a short volume that you'll want to read over and over again.
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Quotes from The Six-Word Secret to Success:
“If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.”— HENRY DAVID THOREAU
“Whatever the majority of people are doing, under any given circumstance, if you do the exact opposite, you will probably never make another mistake as long as you live.” –EARL NIGHTINGALE
“Throw away, in the first place, all ambition beyond that of doing the day’s work well. Find your way into work in which there is an enjoyment of it and all shadows of annoyance seem to flee away. Let each day’s work absorb your energy and satisfy your wildest ambition. Success in the long run depends on endurance and perseverance. All things come to him who has learned to labor and wait, whose talents develop in the still and quiet years of unselfish work.” – EARL NIGHTINGALE
“We can start the day in frustration or confidence, take your pick. The intelligent thing to do is pick confidence, if it’s at all possible. There are bad days, but it’s better to begin the day in a confident mood than in a mood of frustration.” – DR. MAX MALTZ
“See yourself with kind eyes. Try to forget completely all the idiotic things you’ve done, the pain you’ve given to others, the embarrassments you’ve suffered, the mistakes you’ve made in the past. Again, wipe the slate clean.” – EARL NIGHTINGALE
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