Opportunity often comes in the form of misfortune – Napoleon Hill

Opportunity often comes in the form of misfortune – Napoleon Hill
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This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Monday Quotes S02

“That is one of the tricks of opportunity. It has the sly habit of slipping in by the back door, and often comes disguised in the form of misfortune or temporary defeat. Perhaps this is why so many fail to recognize opportunity.” – Napoleon Hill | #MondayQuotes

Opportunity often comes in the form of misfortune – Napoleon Hill

“That is one of the tricks of opportunity. It has the sly habit of slipping in by the back door, and often comes disguised in the form of misfortune or temporary defeat. Perhaps this is why so many fail to recognize opportunity.” – Napoleon Hill

About Napoleon Hill

Oliver Napoleon Hill (born October 26, 1883 – November 8, 1970) was an American self-help author, who is known best for his book Think and Grow Rich (1937) which is among the 10 best selling self-help books of all time.

Hill was born in a one-room cabin near the Appalachian town of Pound in southwest Virginia. His parents were James Monroe Hill and Sarah Sylvania (Blair) and he was grandson of James Madison Hill and Elizabeth (Jones). His grandfather came to the United States from England and settled in southwestern Virginia during 1847.

Hill’s mother died when he was nine years old, and his father remarried two years later to Martha. His stepmother was a good influence for him: “Hill’s stepmother, the widow of a school principal, civilized the wild-child Napoleon, making him go to school and attend church,” says Richard Lingeman.

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At the age of 13, Hill began writing as a “mountain reporter”, initially for his father’s newspaper. In his later years, Hill’s works insisted that fervid expectations are essential to improving one’s life. Most of his books were promoted as expounding principles to achieve “success”.

Biography Source: Wikipedia

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