So remember this: some of our enemies may be of our own making. Those friends or enemies are merely a reflection of our own thoughts—the other fellow will consider us an enemy or friend according entirely to the picture which we ourselves conjure up.
It comes to the aid of those in the habit of making quick decisions almost instantaneously, and it comes into operation when you have cleared your conscious mind of its multitude of conflicting thoughts. “Going into the silence” is another way of expressing it.
Something more than hard work is necessary: it is creative thinking and firm belief in your ability to execute your ideas. The successful people in history have succeeded through their thinking. Their hands were merely helpers to their brains.
believe that no better explanation of this can be given than appeared in an article published in the Commercial and Financial Chronicle (Dec. 10, 1932). This publication has been known for more than a hundred years as the “Bible of business and finance,” and with the permission of Herbert D. Seibert, editor and publisher, I quote it in part. It is entitled “El Dorado.”