About the Book
This inspirational book is designed to help teens and young adults to start thinking in ways that will bring success to them later in life. In putting together the brief life stories and incidents from great lives in this book, the author’s object is to show young people that, no matter how humble their birth or circumstances, they may make lives that will be held up as examples to future generations, even as these stories show how boys, handicapped by poverty and the most discouraging surroundings, yet succeeded so that they are held up as models to the boys of today. Its interesting stories from history has a valuable lesson that will help your child build character and have them looking at the world in a different and better way.
About the Author
Dr. Orison Swett Marden was an American inspirational author who wrote about achieving success in life. His writings discuss common-sense principles and virtues that make for a well-rounded, successful life. Many of his ideas are based on New Thought philosophy. His first book, Pushing to the Front (1894), became an instant best-seller. Marden later published fifty or more books and booklets, averaging two titles per year. His large body of written material has helped countless thousands of people the world over to come into a better understanding of the principles of prosperity and success, and he remains one of the truly outstanding writers of all time on these subjects.