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Napoleon Hill's Think and grow rich by Karen McCreadie

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APPENDICES

What follows are selections of some of the greatest gems of wisdom written in the 1937 original. As such I felt it only right to include them unabridged in this guide, with just a few comments from me.

APPENDIX A

NAPOLEON HILL’SLIST OF EXCUSES…

Old Man IF

Hill says, ‘People who do not succeed have one distinguishing trait in common. They know all the reasons for failure, and have what they believe to be air-tight alibis to explain away their own lack of achievement.’ He states very clearly that the philosophy presented in his book renders every alibi obsolete and that ‘success requires no explanations, failure permits no alibis.’

Are you guilty of ‘old man if’?

IF I didn’t have a wife and family…

IF I had enough ‘pull’…

IF I had money… ...

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