If by the time you have finished reading the first three chapters of ‘How to Win Friends and Influence People’ – if you aren’t then a little better equipped to meet life’s situations, then I shall consider this book to be a total failure so far as you are concerned. For “the great aim of education,” said Herbert Spencer, “is not knowledge but action.” And this is an action book.
Think Big and you’ll live big. You’ll live big in happiness. You’ll live big in accomplishment. Big·in income. Big in friends. Big in respect. Enough for the promise. Start now, right now, to discover how to make your thinking make magic for you. Start out with this thought of the great philosopher Disraeli: “Life is too short to be little.”