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The Secret of the Ages should rightfully be called the original The Secret. It is one of the pioneering works on the powers of the universal mind and the subconscious mind.

The author says about this audiobook: "The great 'Middle Class' has to bear the burdens of both the poor and the rich - and take what is left for itself. It is to them that I should like to dedicate this book. If I cannot endow libraries or colleges for them, perhaps I can point the way to get all good gifts for them. For men and women like them do not need 'charity' - or even sympathy. What they do need is inspiration - and opportunity - the kind of inspiration that makes a man go out and create his own opportunity. And that, after all, is the greatest good one can do anyone. Few people appreciate free gifts. They are like the man whom admiring townsfolk presented with a watch. He looked it over critically for a minute. Then - 'Where's the chain?' he asked. But a way to win for themselves the full measure of success they've dreamed of but almost stopped hoping for - that is something every young couple would welcome with open arms. And it is something that, if I can do it justice, will make the 'Eternal Triangle' as rare as it is today common, for it will enable husband and wife to work together - not merely for domestic happiness but for business success as well."

Public Domain (P)2015 Gildan Media LLC

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unable to finish

I've listened to many of these books, but was unable to finish this one. In my opinion, he just spouts rubbish with some of the medical contents / advice being down right dangerous. Refund please!

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Wow a must read

The author writes as if we should already know this simplicity. We are in control of everything. Loved it thank you

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  • Gregory Willmann
  • 07-06-15

If you are even remotely interested in the subject

I was lead to this book after reading many other more recent titles and am thankful to have found it. It was Napoleon Hill's books that directly brought me to Collier and I can't get enough. Many newer books seem to be inspired by Collier and Hill so imho why not go to the source. If you are concerned about religious content, I suggest wholeheartedly to read it anyway; though the books authors are decidedly Christian it is clear that their premise is a spiritual one and applicable regardless of your deity. I cannot praise this book highly enough, I view it as a gift from Collier and could not be more appreciative. I was hoping Bob was still alive to thank him personally but found his family is continuing his legacy. I can't recommend this or his other books enough.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 08-04-20

Not your generic manifestation book

Your probably thinking another book about the secret or great another manifestation book. At least that’s what I thought until I blew through this.

Out of all those types of books the teachings and wisdom of this particular one stuck with me the most. Great buy. One that I will listen to again...and again.

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  • psm1626
  • 17-10-17

Phenomenal and life changing

I found the used copy of this book and began reading it, realizing that it correlated with all the writings of Neville Goddard, U. S. Anderson, and Wayne Dyer. Written by Robert Collier in 1926, this book was the predecessor to writings by the previous mentioned authors. If we would only approach his and others’ writings with an open mind and realize that the answer to everything is contained in the universal mind which we have access to at any given time, we could change everything in our lives. I highly recommend this book to anyone who is looking for the true answer in which they search.

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  • Jesus Ortiz
  • 13-04-19

THE WISDOM INSIDE THIS BOOK IS WORTH MILLIONS!

This is the one book you must read, you don't need any other book if you want to achieve success.

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  • MareeW
  • 04-08-18

Along my top five books

Love the paper back and loved being able to listen to it on audible. Wonderful

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  • Pixydust
  • 17-06-17

Very inspiring...

Great listen and practical advise. This is now one of my favorite publications. I will be investing in a hard copy version as soon as I can. Loved the fluid narration. Yes...I recommend this book to any one with an open mind and receptive heart. Peaceful listening 👂 to you.

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  • Elim.Garak
  • 26-11-16

Narrator Pleasant but hard to listen to

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

I could not complete this book and returned it. The narrator has a very pleasant voice, but speaks in small bite size sentences, has little to any inflection in his voice. Listening at home to this title I feel fast asleep. If you are looking for narrator to help you sleep buy this book, if you want to understand the contents then dont.

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  • Jesse
  • 29-06-21

ONE OF THE BEST

This book is one of the best books about deep esoteric truths written easy to read and understand.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 20-06-21

For what is written in this book is as true

Human is yet to uncover their true potential and the limitless ability of man.

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  • Shianne R. Kahleel
  • 10-03-21

HANDS DOWN THE BEST I'VE EVER READ ON THE SUBJECT

I think I'm on my eighth or ninth reading of this book currently, and I just want to say thank you to the author. And I especially want to say thank you for the gentleman who read it. When you listen to this book it's like someone is talking to you – teaching you, and it makes the words sink in and assimilate. I have read countless books on law of attraction, and anything surrounding that subject matter since the 1990s. But this one is an exception to them all.

I find this book fits within my comfort zone, fits within my means of understanding and capabilities to digest the material. And each and every time I listen to it, I get more and more from it. I do believe this is becoming my number one favorite book above and beyond anything I have in my library currently. Neale Donald Walsh has always been the number one, but now he has a rival. :)

This book was written for a time way back when, and it fits perfectly even in today's world. I can barely tell a difference between the words meant for people back in the 1920s or for today 100 years later. The content is what we call "evergreen" and I believe it will remain that way for time indefinite.

What a masterful mind it took to put this information into such a palatable book. I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I do. Over and over and over. I love this book. I love the author. And I love the way the reader presents the information in a way that doesn't make it sound like hype.