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The Science of Getting Rich | [Wallace D. Wattles]

The Science of Getting Rich

Wallace D. Wattles was an American "New Thought" writer who wrote this amazing little book in 1910. It caused a sensation then, and continues to be popular today. In fact, Rhonda Byrne said that part of her inspriation for her best-selling book and film The Secret came from this book.
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Wallace D. Wattles was an American "New Thought" writer who wrote this amazing little book in 1910. It caused a sensation then, and continues to be popular today. In fact, Rhonda Byrne said that part of her inspriation for her best-selling book and film The Secret came from this book.

(P)2009 Jimcin Recordings

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    Edward USA 05-30-09
    Edward USA 05-30-09
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    "good with a few grains"

    This has some really excellent advice but the style takes getting used to. Some will probably love it and some may hate it. As I said, it took some getting used to but I'm glad I did. Much food for thought.

    37 of 40 people found this review helpful
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    Sharon Long Beach, CA, United States 05-31-11
    Sharon Long Beach, CA, United States 05-31-11
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    "The Science of Getting Rich"

    This book is a great. I like this book because it is to understand.

    20 of 23 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer 11-30-09 Member Since 2013
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    "A great book"

    This man knew God!

    30 of 35 people found this review helpful
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    Dennis 01-30-12
    Dennis 01-30-12
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    "To the point"

    This book gives you direct information. Other books like it may add a lot of fluff, this book just gives it to you directly. I have already had results based on it's suggestions. Buy this book!

    12 of 14 people found this review helpful
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    Sheila AUBREY, TX, United States 09-16-12
    Sheila AUBREY, TX, United States 09-16-12 Member Since 2011
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    "Direct and To The Point"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yes. It boils everything down to the bare concepts of what it takes to get what you want out of life. Not "5 - 7 easy steps to overnight success" type book but the concrete ideas that perhaps those 'other' books were developed from.


    What other book might you compare The Science of Getting Rich to and why?

    Napoleon HIlls "Outwitting the Devil". They share the concept that being able to focus on the goal is paramount to success. Wattles makes this case succinctly.


    Any additional comments?

    I enjoy listening to this one when I feel like I need a reminder about what my goals are.

    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
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    Robert Christiansen Aliso Viejo, CA United States 11-18-14
    Robert Christiansen Aliso Viejo, CA United States 11-18-14 Member Since 2014
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    "Seriously - The best book on wealth ever written"
    What did you love best about The Science of Getting Rich?

    This is the most important book on wealth ever written. I've read a lot of them. I keep coming back to this and doing what it says. Exactly what it says and it works every time.


    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Adam Doylestown, PA, United States 01-22-13
    Adam Doylestown, PA, United States 01-22-13 Member Since 2014
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    "A MUST read for anyone in business!"
    What did you love best about The Science of Getting Rich?

    It's a great book that The Secret and other "like" books have talked about, but I like the way Wallace Wattles realized these things back then. It amazes me that people still don't get the facts about life itself and how energy in the world (what I would call "The Holy Spirit") works.But it's a great book for anyone who wants to make money, if you are willing to put his ideas into practice. You only get out what you put into it!


    What did you like best about this story?

    See Above.


    What did you learn from The Science of Getting Rich that you would use in your daily life?

    Too much to list, but I plan on applying his techniques on my businesses.


    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Samuel 08-01-15
    Samuel 08-01-15 Member Since 2015
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    "The Original Think and Grow Rich"

    I enjoyed this book. For me it was a more direct, straight to the point version of Think and Grow Rich. Inspirational and a good motivational read. Short and straight to the point

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    UDELE J TAGOE 07-11-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Very enlightening"

    Love this book. Third time listening to it. So many use scripture to condemn, love that this uses scripture to empower and enlighten. Also love that it's not just about personal gain, but also about one's motivations behind and the way one goes about getting rich. Great read.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    kelly fumo 06-12-15
    kelly fumo 06-12-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Great Information"

    Priceless information - unfortunately written in a very antiquated mode of speaking making it difficult to listen to.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    5/12/15
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    "Really enjoyed it!!!"

    Read in an engaging way that was easy to follow. I'd recommend this version to anyone thinking of buying it.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Miss Hajar De-Chausay
    5/9/14
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    "Plain english"
    If you could sum up The Science of Getting Rich in three words, what would they be?

    Can do approach


    Have you listened to any of Jim Roberts’s other performances? How does this one compare?

    No


    Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    No


    Any additional comments?

    The Author presents a straightforward solution. It's practical and I'm in no doubt of the merits of the proposals - it works!!
    I had it on constant replay and revisit it for time to time as a reminder or to renew my focus but the book presents a can do solution in plain English.
    I'm definitely a fan.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Nikola
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    2/3/14
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    "Don't buy this version of the book"
    Would you try another book written by Wallace D. Wattles or narrated by Jim Roberts?

    Written yes, narrated - hell no.


    How did the narrator detract from the book?

    By being the worst ever


    You didn’t love this book--but did it have any redeeming qualities?

    Good thing was I first listened to the one by Kevin T. Norris first.


    Any additional comments?

    Please just remove this version, for all other people sake.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • John
    London, United Kingdom
    1/17/12
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    "Try others first"

    Not a science of getting rich, in fact not science but theology. For a much better expression of largely the same ideas, without the dogmatic overtones, listen to "The Secret". Not worth the money.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • rowan
    london, United Kingdom
    4/8/13
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    "Ready to get rich!"

    Amazing book and very well narrated. I truly fascinating view on the science behind becoming rich. I have read and listened to many self help books and this is definitely one I will listen to over and over again as time goes on. Start listening with an open mind and watch how your mind and perspective start to change!

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful

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