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The Law of Success In Sixteen Lessons (The Law of Success)

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Teaching For The First Time In The History Of The World, The True Philosophy Upon Which All Personal Success Is Built.
Paperback, 356 pages
Published October 30th 2007 by (first published 1925)
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Jul 10, 2008 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: self-improvement
This or some form of this book should be a part of every child's curriculum, beginning at least freshman year in high school. Why?

As an educator with over ten years experience (K-12 two years, college / university eight years) I can tell you that if a student comes to class with all the talent in the world WITHOUT an understanding (a very specific understanding) of his / her definite purpose (Hill calls it "chief aim"), self-confidence, a habit of saving, imagination, self-control, accurate tho
Feb 16, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Very useful book for those who want to become successful in life. Highly recommended for all. Amazing write up by Napoleon Hill. I bought this book at special price from here:
Anton Klink
Feb 07, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Having finished the short "Napoleon Hill's Keys to Success", the medium sized "Think and Grow Rich" and the massive "The Law of Success" all back to back, and having found them all fairly similar, I will discuss them all at once.

First of all, "Napoleon Hill's Keys to Success" is not by Napolen Hill at all. It is a fairly short book by modern authors outlining the main principles of success found in Hill's other books, especially "Law of Success" and "Think and Grow Rich". Although renamed and re
Nov 23, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
15 Timeless Principles of Success:

1. Having a Definite Chief Aim
2. Self Confidence
3. The Habit of Saving
4. Initiative & Leadership
5. Imagination
6. Enthusiasm
7. Self-Control
8. The Habit of Doing More than Paid For
9. Pleasing Personality
10. Accurate Thought
11. Concentrate
12. Cooperation
13. Profiting by Failure
14. Tolerance
15. Practicing the Golden Rule
David Ellis
I've been studying Think and grow Rich since 1971 and have always seen reference made by Dr. Hill to the Law of Success, but never sought to find it. Last December it jumped off the shelf at Barnes and Noble in Seattle when I was looking for the Art of War. I devoured the book in about three weeks. It was truly the most transformational experience of my life and was the frosting on the cake for Think and Grow Rich. I really began to connect with the members of my master mind alliance and ultimat ...more
Chris Ruby
Mar 12, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Chris by: Robert Kiyosaki
Shelves: self-help, success
This is one of the best self-help books I've ever read! I have to admit, the book is quite verbose and boring at times (particularly in the beginning), but if you can get through the 1st quarter of the book, the remainder is well worth it.
Kelly Murray
Napoleon Hill was definitely ahead of his time. I learned so much from this. Just like there are indisputable laws of the Universe, there are also indisputable laws of success that any one must learn and accept if they wish to attain any sort of achievement.
Peter Parrish

A friend of mine gave me this book "The Law of Success in Sixteen Lessons" to read as a gift. We both were looking to take our businesses to greater height. We told each other that we would read this book through its entirety. The book shows how the wealthy create success.

Napoleon Hill was born in 1883 and living his life in poverty. In 1908 Hill was hired by Andrew Carnegie. At that time Carnegie was one of the richest men in the world. Hill had studied over 500 of Americas most successful busi
Jeff Stockett
Jan 11, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: success
This book is amazing. It is filled with timeless principles. This book is the culmination of Napoleon Hill's more than 20 years of studying and interviewing successful people.

This book contains an in-depth look at the habits that are required to bring about success. I really liked that this book acknowledges that material wealth is the primary focus of many of its readers. But it also emphasizes the other aspects of success.

Some of my favorite lessons include the lessons on imagination, pleasing
Chris Munson
Aug 15, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: self-improvement
This book was written over 80 years ago, but still holds up well. I will issue a warning that much of the content is considered New Age, even by todays standards. I imagine back in the 1920s they must have thought that Napoleon Hill was a lunatic. The book is far superior to its sequel, Think and Grow Rich. The book is divided into 15 easy to digest lessons. Hill tends to meander within the lessons (e.g. he sometimes does not get to the actual topic of each lesson until about half-way through) a ...more
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Napoleon Hill was an American author in the area of the new thought movement who was one of the earliest producers of the modern genre of personal-success literature. He is widely considered to be one of the great writers on success. His most famous work, Think and Grow Rich (1937), is one of the best-selling books of all time (at the time of Hill's death in 1970, Think and Grow Rich had sold 20 m ...more
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Other Books in the Series

The Law of Success (1 - 10 of 12 books)
  • The Law of Success, Volume II: Principles of Personal Power
  • The Law of Success, Volume I: The Principles of Self-Mastery
  • The Law of Success, Volume III: The Principles of Self-Creation
  • The Law of Success, Volume IV: The Principles of Personal Integrity
  • The Law of Success, Volume XII & XIII: Concentration & Co-Operation by Napoleon Hill
  • The Law of Success, Volume IV & V: The Habit of  Saving & Initiative and Leadership
  • The Law of Success, Volume II & III: A Definite Chief Aim & Self Confidence
  • The Law of Success, Volume X & XI: Pleasing Personality & Accurate Thought
  • The Law of Success, Volume VI & VII: Imagination & Enthusiasm by Napoleon Hill
  • The Law of Success in Sixteen Lessons, Lessons 14-16: Failure, Tolerance, Golden Rule

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