Secret of the Ages - Part II, Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

Robert Collier (author)
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Part II, Chapter 3 Summary and Analysis

Chapter Three in Part Two discusses the second Key to Success: Desire—the First Law of Gain

In order to get one's wish, it is essential to know exactly what it is for which one is wishing. Few people actually know exactly what it is that they truly want, struggling vaguely along, not exactly sure what it is that is desired. One of the greatest mistakes made is that many smaller desires are allowed to clutter up the mind rather than focusing on a single, supremely important desire. All other desires must be subordinate to this desire. Without this sort of laser focus, all desires become jumbled and confusing to the mind, creating chaos and no forward movement. Collier uses the example of focusing the sun's rays through a magnifying glass on a single point, creating...

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