Napoleon Hill Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Napoleon Hill quotes, Napoleon Hill sayings, and Napoleon Hill proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed on an equal or greater benefit.

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Man, alone, has the power to transform his thoughts into physical reality; man, alone, can dream and make his dreams come true.

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Opportunity -Often it comes in the form of misfortune, or temporary defeat.

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Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.

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There is always room for those who can be relied upon to delivery the goods when they say they will.

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You can be anything you want to be, if you only believe with sufficient conviction and act in accordance with your faith; for whatever the mind can conceive and believe, the mind can achieve.

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No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.     

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

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When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.

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You give before you get.     

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Every adversity, every failure, and every heartache, carries with it the seed of an equivalent or greater benefit.

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No accurate thinker will judge another person by that which the other person's enemies say about him.

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What ever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.

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It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.

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Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness.     

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Set your target and keep trying until you reach it.

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Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.     

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Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.

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

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If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.

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Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another.

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Every adversity contains, at the same time, a seed of equivalent opportunity!     

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No accurate thinker will judge another person by that which the other person's enemies say about him.

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Cherish your visions and you dreams, as they are the children of your soul; the blueprints of your ultimate achievements     

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One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.

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A quitter never wins and a winner never quits.     

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Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.

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It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.

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A Quitter never wins-and-a Winner never quits.     

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Most great people have attained their greatest success one step beyond their greatest failure.

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