The 15 Greatest Self Help Books


 

15) Man's Search For Meaning (1946) by Viktor Frankl 

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“Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms—to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.”

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“Those who have a 'why' to live, can bear with almost any 'how'.”

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“What is to give light must endure burning.”

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14) The Dynamic Laws of Prosperity (1963) by Catherine Ponder

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"Whatever the mind is taught to expect, that it will build, produce, and bring forth for you."

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"What you radiate outward in your thoughts, feelings, mental pictures and words, you attract into your life."

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"Let there be peace within my walls and prosperity within my palaces."

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13) The Game of Life and How To Play It (1925) by Florence Scovel Shinn

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“Man can only receive what he sees himself receiving.”

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“Whatever man feels deeply or images clearly, is impressed upon the subconscious mind, and carried out in minutest detail.”

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“There is a place that you are to fill and no one else can fill, something you are to do, which no one else can do."

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12) Creative Visualization (1982) by Shakti Gawain

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“We always attract into our lives whatever we think about most, believe most strongly, expect on the deepest level, and imagine most vividly.”

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“Every moment of your life is infinitely creative and the universe is endlessly bountiful. Just put forth a clear enough request, and everything your heart truly desires must come to you.”

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“This, or something better, now manifests for me in totally satisfying and harmonious ways, for the highest good of all concerned.”

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11) The Power of Now (1997) by Eckhart Tolle

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“Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance.”

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“Realize deeply that the present moment is all you have."

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 “Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it.”

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10) The Alchemist (1988) by Paulo Coelho

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“And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.”

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“Remember that wherever your heart is, there you will find your treasure.”

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“You will never be able to escape from your heart. So it's better to listen to what it has to say.”

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9) As A Man Thinketh (1903) by James Allen

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"The vision that you glorify in your mind, the ideal that you enthrone in your heart—this you will build your life by, and this you will become."

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"Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil."

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"You cannot travel within and stand still without."

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8) Maximum Achievement (1993) by Brian Tracy

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“Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to
you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something
bigger and better than your current situation."

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“The only real limitation on your abilities is the level of your desires. If you
want it badly enough, there are no limits on what you can achieve."

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“Imagine no limitations; decide what's right and desirable before you decide
what's possible.”

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7) Psycho Cybernetics (1960) by Maxwell Maltz

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“Our self image, strongly held, essentially determines what we become.”

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“Within you right now is the power to do things you never dreamed possible. This power becomes available to you just as you can change your beliefs.”

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“Get yourself a goal worth working for.”

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6) The Greatest Salesman In The World (1968) by Og Mandino

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“I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness for it shows me the stars.”

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“I am here for a purpose and that purpose is to grow into a mountain, not to shrink to a grain of sand."

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“I will act now. I will act now. I will act now. Henceforth, I will repeat these words each hour, each day, everyday, until the words become as much a habit as my breathing, and the action which follows becomes as instinctive as the blinking of my eyelids."

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5) The Power of Your Subconscious Mind (1963) by Joseph Murphy

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“Your desire is your prayer. Picture the fulfillment of your desire now and feel its reality and you will experience the joy of the answered."

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“Whatever you give attention to will grow, magnify, and multiply in your experience.”

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“Decree now, and say it meaningly: "From this moment forward, I will admit to my mind for mental consumption only those ideas and thoughts that heal, bless, inspire, and strengthen”

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4) How To Win Friends and Influence People (1936) by Dale Carnegie

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“Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.”

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“Remember, happiness doesn't depend upon who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.”

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“Action seems to follow feeling, but really action and feeling go together; and by regulating the action, which is under the more direct control of the will, we can indirectly regulate the feeling, which is not.”

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3) Think and Grow Rich (1937) by Napoleon Hill

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2) “Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.”

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“Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.”

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“Cherish your vision and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.”

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The Power of Positive Thinking (1952) by Norman Vincent Peale

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“Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.”

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“Change your thoughts and you change your world.”

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“Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously. Never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop the picture."

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1) The Bible (2nd Century BC-1st Century AD)

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"To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven." ~Ecclesiastes 3:1

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"If thou canst believe, all things are possible to him that believeth."
~Mark 9:23

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But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint."
~Isaiah 40:31

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