An average lifetime is too short to permit any individual to achieve success in any calling without concentrating his efforts behind a deﬁnite major purpose.
History clearly reveals that the men who are successful are those who have placed all their eggs in one basket and concentrated their major efforts upon the protection of that basket. They are known as men with one-track minds because they have known where they are going and have required but one track to get there.
Perhaps the most important function of self-discipline is to aid you in the development and maintenance of habits of thought which enable you to ﬁx your attention upon any desired purpose and hold it there until the purpose has been attained.
Anyone can quit when the going is hard, but a thoroughbred never quits until he wins.
Success in all the higher brackets of individual achievement is reached by the application of thought-power, properly organized, concentrated and directed toward deﬁnite ends. Any power, thought or physical, is achieved by concentration of energy!
The greatest form of thought power is that which is developed by a master mind alliance. Here the power of many individual minds is blended into one and concentrated upon the attainment of a given objective…