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Best Motivational Books

Looking for the best motivational books? On this page you’ll find a curated list of the best motivational books of all time. Enjoy!

The 10 Best Motivational Books of All Time


1. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change by Stephen R. Covey

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Synopsis: This book was wonderful education for people, education in how to live life effectively and get closer to the ideal of being a ‘success’ in life.


2. Who Moved My Cheese? by Spencer Johnson

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Synopsis: Who Moved My Cheese? is a simple parable that reveals profound truths. It is an amusing and enlightening story of four characters who live in a “Maze” and look for “Cheese” to nourish them and make them happy.


3. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

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Synopsis: This story, dazzling in its powerful simplicity and soul-stirring wisdom, is about an Andalusian shepherd boy named Santiago who travels from his homeland in Spain to the Egyptian desert in search of a treasure buried near the Pyramids.


4. How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie

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Synopsis: Learn the six ways to make people like you, the twelve ways to win people to your way of thinking, and the nine ways to change people without arousing resentment.


5. Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill

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Synopsis: Napoleon Hill’s 13-step program will set you on the path to wealth and success. Think and Grow Rich reveals the money-making secrets of hundreds of America’s most affluent people. By thinking like them, you can become like them. This powerful 1937 classic, with analysis from self-development authority Tom Butler-Bowdon, will continue to be listened to through the decades of economic boom and bust, proving that the magic formula for making-money never changes.


6. The Secret by Rhonda Byrne

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Synopsis: In this book, you’ll learn how to use The Secret in every aspect of your life—money, health, relationships, happiness, and in every interaction you have in the world. You’ll begin to understand the hidden, untapped power that’s within you, and this revelation can bring joy to every aspect of your life.


7. The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch

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Synopsis: A lot of professors give talks titled ‘The Last Lecture’. Professors are asked to consider their demise and to ruminate on what matters most to them: What wisdom would we impart to the world if we knew it was our last chance? If we had to vanish tomorrow, what would we want as our legacy?


8. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life by Mark Manson

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Synopsis: In this generation-defining self-help guide, a superstar blogger cuts through the crap to show us how to stop trying to be “positive” all the time so that we can truly become better, happier people.


9. The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari: A Fable About Fulfilling Your Dreams and Reaching Your Destiny by Robin S. Sharma

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Synopsis: A wonderfully crafted fable, The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari tells the extraordinary story of Julian Mantle, a lawyer forced to confront the spiritual crisis of his out-of-balance life. On a life-changing odyssey to an ancient culture, he discovers powerful, wise, and practical lessons.


10. Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki

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Synopsis: Rich Dad Poor Dad is Robert’s story of growing up with two dads — his real father and the father of his best friend, his “rich dad” — and the ways in which both men shaped his thoughts about money and investing. The book explodes the myth that you need to earn a high income to be rich and explains the difference between working for money and having your money work for you.


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