Excerpt from Grow Rich with Peace of Mind By Napoleon Hill…
He writes: During the years of my life I have witnessed more vital changes in the affairs of men that had taken place in all the previous years in the history of civilization. I have seen the advent of the automobiles, the airplane, radio, television, atomic power the age of space, I have seen electric power spread across the country, industry rise to levels of production beyond nineteenth-century dreams, science and technology enjoy an almost explosive development.
I have seen old nations disappear and new nations arise, jungles give way to paved roads, cities burgeon where sleepy villages once stood. I have seen people adapt themselves to all these changes and go right on being people, just as they have been for uncounted thousands of years.
In speaking of people , however, I speak of the forces which have always moved people and always will. We still seem without sufficient money our lives are mean and hemmed in, so we want success in earning money. And along with money and success we want to live free of fears, nervous tension, self induced illness, worries, unhappiness. That is, in addition to money and success we seek Peace of Mind to make our lives complete.
When we speak of Peace of Mind we speak of peace as a restful state. Peace of mind is at the same time restful and dynamic, upon which your life-dynamism stands. Peace of Mind is the wealth without which you cannot really be wealthy.