People like to put down the book “The Secret” – Also Known As The Law of Attraction, but if you suspend the notions of law of attraction and listen to everything apart in this lecture it is truly brilliant.
Earl Nightingale distills his own view on the Law of Attraction but he still posits you need goals and action. Otherwise the law of attraction does not work.
It can be broken down to something simple: Put in the WORK.
Standout quotes by Earl Nightingale himself and other notable people in his lecture:
“SUCCESS is the progressive realization of a WORTHY IDEAL.”
“The opposite of COURAGE is not cowardice: it is CONFORMITY”
“We become what we THINK about”
“BELIEVE and SUCCEED.”
“People always blame their circumstance for what they are. I don’t believe in circumstance, the people that get on in this world, are the people that get up and look for the circumstances they want, and if they can’t find them, MAKE THEM.” George Bernard Shaw
“A man is what he thinks about all day long” – Ralph Waldo Emerson.
“If you only care enough for a result, you will certainly reach it. But you must wish it exclusively and not wish 100 other incompatible things.”
“Everyone of us is the sum total of his own thoughts.”
“He is where he is because that’s exactly where he really wants to be. Whether he can admit it or not.”