The person who works harder when the boss isn’t around is headed straight for a better job.
Other Napoleon Hill quotes:
Every failure, every adversity, every heartache may be a blessing in disguise providing it softens the animal portion of our nature.
Successful men do not bargain with life for poverty.
The only limitation is that which one sets up in one's own mind.
Mastery of detail. Successful leadership calls for mastery of details of the leader's position.
Concentrate upon a given desire until that desire becomes a burning obsession.
Do not look for a miracle, because you will not find it. You will find only the eternal laws of nature. These laws are available to every person who has the faith and the courage to use them.
You take on the nature and the habits and the power of thoughts of those with whom you associate in a spirit of sympathy and harmony.
Before you can achieve success in the higher and broader sense you must gain such thorough control over yourself that you will be a person of poise.
Every great railroad, and every outstanding financial institution and every mammoth business enterprise, and every great invention, began in the imagination of some one person.
The best way to succeed in this world is to act on the advice you give to others.