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Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill | Readoholic

The starting point of all achievement is DESIRE. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desire brings weak results, just as a small...

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The starting point of all achievement is DESIRE. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desire brings weak results, just as a small fire makes a small amount of heat.

Napoleon Hill | Think and Grow Rich

You will often found ‘Think and grow Rich’ in the top of personal finance and self help books. So, I decided to read this Book and write a unbiased Review about this book.

About the Author

Napoleon Hill
Napoleon Hill

Napoleon Hill was born in year 1883. He belongs to a poor and they used to lived in Virginia. He always had a interest in writting so he started writing for his father newspaper when he was 13 years Old. He then got admitted in Law school but due to financial problems he dropped out form the college.

His life take a turn when he got to interview Andrew carnegie in year 1908. After that he got take many interview of many famous personalities at that time. He took 45 interviews and write it in his First bestseller book ” Law of Success ” in 1928. After interviewing lot of successful poeple he discovered a secret and said it Golden rule .

Only by working harmoniously in co-operation with other individuals or groups of individuals and thus creating value and benefit for them will one create sustainable achievement for oneself.

Golden Rule of Napoleon hill

What is this Book Consist of ?

Think and Grow Rich” is a unique and special book. This book is not like other personal finance book, which will give you some tricks or name of the best stocks to invest and you will get rich overnight. This book shows you the path on which other wealthy people have walked and achieve those kind of success. This book will help you to control over your feelings and shows you the path of ultimate success.

Learnings from Think and Grow Rich

Napoleon hill brings out the life of successful people before becoming rich. There are many new and unique concept which you will learn from this book. For example “Whatever Your Mind Can Conceive and Believe, It Can Achieve“. This quote has a very beautiful meaning. And the one who understand its meaning and follow it in his day to day life he will definetly achieve what he wants.

After reading Think and Grow Rich you will be able to see the clear path of success. You mind will be much clear than before towards you Goal. This book is not only for those who wants to do business or want to be a entrepreneur but for those who wants to Study or dancing singing etc. Napoleon Hill writes this book in this way so that anyone who wants to be successful in his life in whatever field can follow its principles and be successful in their life.

Writing Style

The Writing style of this book is like the most of the other books in the market. Napoleon hill writes this book so that it can be understood by all the people. He writes it in story form and also linked the incidents with the real life examples. Some of the concept in this book can not be understood by the begginer reader. It might take some time to understand them. And also there are some of the concept in this book which you can read in 4 to 5 minutes but they will take years to apply them in your life.

So over all the writting style of the book is very appealing to the Reader. The reader will not feel bored anytime reading this book. Although I will not suggest this book to those who are looking for their first book.

Research Done by Napoleon Hill

The author invest years of his life to write this book. The author use to do interview of the successful people in his time. He writes all the experience in this book which he got from those interviews. He writes the habits of those people in this book. So the research done by author is remarkable. And we can follow all the principles written in this book and they will definitely take us to the path of success.

What Did I like ?

There are lot of unique concept in this book. The Author has written all the life time experience of the successful people in this book. Although there are some concept in this book which you can go along while reading but it will take some time to really understand and follow them in your life. There are still some lines and concept in this book whose meaning i am searching. This book has helped me alot in figuring out my Goal. If you really follow the habits of Rich people given in this book then you will definitely see some noticable changes in your life.

My Favourite Chapters which really helped me in my life :

  • Chapter 2 – DESIRE
  • Chapter 8 – DECISION
  • Chapter 14 – THE SIXTH SENSE


In the end “Think and Grow Rich” is definitely a must read book for all those people who wants to be successful in their life. This book will give them the clear insight of their Goal and show them a way to achieve those Goals. I will definetly suggest this book to the regular readers but for non-readers I will suggest them to read it later or if they really want to read this book then read it slowly like one page everyday. Then they will also find it interesting.

Read the book if :

  • You want to be successful in life
  • You want to be a better version of youself
  • You love to read self help and finance
  • You want a book that change your perspective toward success

Skip the book if :

  • You want a short read book.

My favourite Quote From “Think and Grow Rich

“When your desires are strong enough, you will appear to possess superhuman powers to achieve.”

Napoleon Hill

Overall Rating – 4.0/5

Is Think and Grow Rich Worth it ?

There are certainally better books than Think and Grow Rich. But Think and Grow Rich also make some excellent point. Reading this book will give you great insight toward your goal. According to me its worth Reading this Book.

What are the 13 principles of Think and Grow Rich ?

13 principles of Think and Grow Rich are the 13 chapter of the book .
1. Desire
2. Faith
3. Auto-Suggestion
4. Knowledge
5. Imagination
6. Organized planning
7. Decision
8. Persistence
9. The mystery of Sex transmutation
10. Subconscious Mind
11. The Brain
12. The Sixth sense
13. How to wit the six Ghosts of Fear.

Why to Read Think and Grow Rich

Think and Grow Rich is the experience of the successful people and the story how they reach to that height of success in their life. So in this book you will get to know everything about richest people and their habits. If you follow those habits in your life, you will certainly be one of them.

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