Napoleon Hill — American Writer born on October 26, 1883, died on November 08, 1970

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. His most famous work, Think and Grow Rich, is one of the best-selling books of all time. Hill's works examined the power of personal beliefs, and the role they play in personal success. Most of his books described principles to achieve 'success'... (wikipedia)

The starting point of all achievement is desire.
Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another.
Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness.
It takes half your life before you discover life is a do-it-yourself project.
Any idea, plan, or purpose may be placed in the mind through repetition of thought.