Life is self-realization. Every birth is divine. We are born anew every morning. My wish is that you may catch the gleam, be freed from limitations and enter upon your boundless possibilities.
The contents of this volume originally appeared as weekly articles by Lord Beaverbrook (William Maxwell Aitken) in the Sunday Express.
In this little work we have endeavored to call your attention to something of far greater importance than a mere code of rules and general advice.
A successful man is always asked - What is the secret of your success? People never ask a man who is a failure, What is the secret of your failure?
I looked around upon the world, and saw that it was shadowed by sorrow and scorched by the fierce fires of suffering. And I looked for the cause.
We all know that in order to accomplish a certain thing we must concentrate. It is of the utmost value to learn how to concentrate.
It is a truth that there is very often an extremely easy, simple and prosaic way to attain many an end, which has always been supposed to require stupendous efforts.
Are you an unusually persevering and persistent person? Or, like most of us, do you sometimes find it difficult to stick to the job until it is done?
The chief glory of America is, that it is the country in which genius and industry find their speediest and surest reward.