The self-help author Napoleon Hill died at the age of 87. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Author of Think and Grow Rich who also served as an adviser to U.S. presidents Woodrow Wilson and Franklin D. Roosevelt. He was one of the earliest writers of “new thought” (self-help) literature.
His mother died when he was just nine years old. He had a son named Blair.
“First comes thought; then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans; then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.” (Napoleon Hill)
“Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit.” (Napoleon Hill)
“The starting point of all achievement is desire.” (Napoleon Hill)
“Edison failed 10,000 times before he made the electric light. Do not be discouraged if you fail a few times.” (Napoleon Hill)
“Man, alone, has the power to transform his thoughts into physical reality; man, alone, can dream and make his dreams come true.” (Napoleon Hill)