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The Science of Getting Rich

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Wallace D. Wattles

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Author Wallace D. Wattles dedicated a great part of his career to studying the laws of success. He found these laws in the work of many of the world's great philosophers. Wallace then decided to turn his life's effort into this simple, small book — a guide that he promised could replace libraries of philosophy, spirituality, and self-help to attain one definite goal: a life of wealth and prosperity. He put forward an actual science of wealth attraction, built on the foundation of one commanding idea that all things are made from a thinking substance. In “The Science of Getting Rich,” written in 1910, Wattles shows how to use this idea and overcome obstacles to its application. Wattles insists that creation and not competition or contest is the hidden key to wealth attraction, and your power to get rich lifts everyone around you. "The purpose of nature is the advancement and unfoldment of life, and everyone should have all that can contribute to the power, elegance, beauty, and richness of life. To be content with less is sinful." ~ Wallace D. Wattles