The Eight Pillars of Prosperity

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The moral virtues are the foundation and support of prosperity as they are the soul of greatness. They endure for ever, and all the works of man which endure are built upon them. Without them there is neither strength, stability, nor substantial reality, but only ephemeral dreams. To find moral principles is to have found prosperity, greatness, truth, and is therefore to be strong, valiant, joyful and free.
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Overview

The moral virtues are the foundation and support of prosperity as they are the soul of greatness. They endure for ever, and all the works of man which endure are built upon them. Without them there is neither strength, stability, nor substantial reality, but only ephemeral dreams. To find moral principles is to have found prosperity, greatness, truth, and is therefore to be strong, valiant, joyful and free.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781450524063
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
  • Publication date: 1/11/2010
  • Pages: 130
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.28 (d)

Meet the Author

James Allen was born on 28th November 1864 in Leicester, England. He was a philosophical writer known for his inspirational books and poetry.
At the age of 15 his father, a businessman, was robbed and murdered so he had to leave school to work full-time in several British manufacturing firms to help support the family. At the age of 38 he retired from employment to become a full time writer. Allen - together with his wife Lily and their daughter, Nohra - moved to a small cottage in Ilfracombe, Devon, England to pursue a simple life of contemplation. There he wrote for nine years, producing 19 works. He also edited and published a magazine, "The Light of Reason".
His most famous book, As a Man Thinketh, is now considered an all time classic self-help book. Its underlying message is that noble thoughts make a noble person, while lowly thoughts make a miserable person. Allen died in 1912 at the age of 47.
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  • Posted January 9, 2011

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 16, 2012

    To "anonymous"-

    Who are all of you?And why are you supposedly having trouble opening this book ? Are your batteries low?My nook is still brand new.Not a problem.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 14, 2011

    Not happy, even after customer "support"

    This book just will not open.

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    Posted February 4, 2011

    can't open it

    bought this and could not open it. eas willing to buy it again but option not available.

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  • Posted January 19, 2011

    Would love to know if the book is any good, but I bought and the link does not work.

    I bought this book as e-book and I cannot access it. When I try to bring it up it just closes out of the book (while using my nook) or closes completely out of the reader program (when I try to access it on my mac). Tried contacting customer service, but they have ignored my complaint.

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