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I hate reading, but this is life changing book...

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  1. goingreen

    goingreen Regular Member

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    I absolutely hate reading. I did in school and for the most part I hate I now but this book is absolutely worth picking up. Next to the Bible this is probably the most important thing youll ever want to read. Its about self motivation and how to do it. It talks about the story of Abe Lincoln, Napoleon, and others throughout history and how they've come from nothing to become amazing leaders. Buy it, rent it, steal it, get the pdf, do whatever you have to - but get your hands on it. Its the book every father was suppose to give his son, but couldnt find it or put it into words. Absolutely life changing for anybody that wants to give up or doesnt think they have a shot to make it in life...

    Pushing to the Front - Orison Swett Marden






     
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    Do you have a PDF for this book? I actually love reading.
     
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    That good?

    I read tons of books but have never heard of this one,
    added to to-read list, thanks man.
     
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    The story goes that Marden took a year to write this by hand. On the night that he finished it, he went down to the pub to celebrate. While he was gone, the barn he was living in burned down and his manuscript was lost. Instead of giving up, he re-wrote it from memory, taking another year. The book went on to become one of the classics of self help.
     
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    an amazing story in the creation of the book itself much less the content. i guess he really took it to heart
     
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    Dude! I hate reading myself, the book has 1.7K pages, you better be right... lol
     
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  9. goingreen

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    The real books are about 800 pages long. This book is basically endorsed by all the top sales people today like Brian Tracy, Tony Robbins. Asking the self help people who their mentor is and youve got a fairly good sense of pure quality
     
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    Thanks!
     
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    wow. 1.7k pages??
     
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    all the material is there, but they really stretched it out when they put it into that format
     
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    This may be better than Atlas Shrugged!
     
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    Reading is so much fun, why do you all hate reading? Anyway you can find different ebook formats of this book on manybooks.net for free. For some reason Feedbooks is charging 5.95 to download it.
     
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    I wouldnt say I hate reading (Im researching info on forums so I cant completely despise it...), but reading that gets nowhere sometimes seems a waste of time. I appreciate this book because it talks about reaching for the future and how to get it, not some fiction book about space aliens and swamp monsters :D
     
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