My notes from decades ago… The Magic of Thinking Big by David Schwartz

I. Belief

A. Faith can move mountains

B. If you believe you can move mountains, move them!

C. Don’t just wish, Do it!

D. “Belief, strong belief, triggers the mind to figuring way and means and how-to”.  “And believing you can succeed makes others place confidence in you.”   MTB

E. “Disbelief is negative power.”

F. Respect a leader, but don’t worship him.  Believe you can go go beyond him.

G. “No one else will believe in me until I believe in myself”

II. Developing Belief

A. Think success.  Don’t think failure

B. Remind yourself that you are better then you think you are

C. Believe big!

III. Fear

A. Action cures fear

B. Indecision, Postponement, etc … fertilizes fear

C. Ask yourself “What kind of action can I take to conquer my fear?”

D. Fear of what other people may think or say

E. Make sure that what you plan is right.  Then do it.  No one ever does anything worthwhile for which he is not criticized

F. Take action promptly, be decisive.

G. Deposit only positive thoughts in your memory bank

H. Withdraw only positive thoughts from you memory bank

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