"Earl Nightingale" was an United States/American self-help speaker and author, known as the "Dean of Personal Development." He was the voice in the early 1950s of Sky King, the hero of a radio adventure series, and was a WGN (AM)/WGN radio show host from 1950 to 1956. Nightingale was the author of the Strangest Secret, which economist Terry Savage has called “…One of the great motivational books of all time“.

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Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family.

Whenever we're afraid, it's because we don't know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.

We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within.

All you have to do is know where you're going. The answers will come to you of their own accord.

People are where they are because that is exactly where they really want to be / whether they will admit that or not.

Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind.

Your problem is to bridge the gap which exists between where you are now and the goal you intend to reach.

Everything begins with an idea.

The key that unlocks energy is ''Desire'.' It's also the key to a long and interesting life. If we expect to create any drive, any real force within ourselves, we have to get excited.