The Power of Positive Thinking by Dr. Norman Vincent Peale
Before The Secret, Dr. Norman Vincent Peale’s book, The Power of Positive Thinking has helped millions of people all over the world to achieve success and positivity in their lives. This book which consistently ranks in the bestseller category puts faith at the forefront combined with practical advise and wisdom to motivate you to go out and achieve anything you set out to do.
“Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.”
“The way to happiness: Keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Scatter sunshine, forget self, think of others. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.”
“Forget the mistakes of the past and press on to the greater achievements of the future. Give everyone a smile. Spend so much time improving yourself that you have no time left to criticize others. Be too big for worry and too noble for anger.”
How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie
How to Win Friends and Influence People is one of the first sefl-help books ever written and its nuggets of wisdom still hold true today. Based on the premise that becoming genuinely interested in others and putting them first will make you more appealing, this book has sold millions worldwide and continues to be on the best-seller list.
“It isn’t what you have or who you are or where you are or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about it.”
“Don’t be afraid of enemies who attack you. Be afraid of the friends who flatter you.”
“You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.”