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BEST David J. Schwartz Books & Quotes of All Time

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Who Was David J. Schwartz?

David J. Schwartz (March 23, 1927 – December 6, 1987) was an American motivational writer and coach, best known for authoring The Magic of Thinking Big in 1959. He was a professor of marketing, chairman of the department, and Chair of Consumer Finance at Georgia State University..

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The Best David J. Schwartz Books of All Time

Why these best David J. Schwartz books and not others? To stay objective, I rank all my book recommendations by a combination of what’s most loved (Goodreads rating), what’s most popular (Goodreads review count) and what’s proven timlessly relevant (first publication date).

This isn’t a whimsical list. It’s a data-driven, crowdsourced collection of the best David J. Schwartz books ever published as decided by book lovers like you.

And if you think something's missing? I LOVE book recommendations so if there are any other books by David J. Schwartz that you think deserve mentioning, email me and I’ll be sure to include them in the next round of updates.

Until then, here are the best David J. Schwartz books of all time...

Best David J. Schwartz Books: The Magic of Thinking Big
1. The Magic of Thinking Big - David J. Schwartz (FREE Summary)
The Magic of Thinking Big is a powerful, practical and uplifting book to help get you out of a rut, invigorate your goals and empower you towards success - by life-long motivational writer and coach, David J. Schwartz.
Published 1959 // 320 pages // Rated 4.2 over 77,300 reviews on Goodreads
Best David J. Schwartz Books: Magic of Thinking Success
2. Magic of Thinking Success - David J. Schwartz
Your Personal Guide to Financial Independence
Published 1960 // 224 pages // Rated 4.2 over 300 reviews on Goodreads
Best David J. Schwartz Books: Maximize Your Mental Power
3. Maximize Your Mental Power - David J. Schwartz
Published 1965 // 224 pages // Rated 4.2 over 100 reviews on Goodreads
Best David J. Schwartz Books: The Magic of Getting What You Want
4. The Magic of Getting What You Want - David J. Schwartz
Published 1983 // 288 pages // Rated 4.2 over 200 reviews on Goodreads
Best David J. Schwartz Books: Introduction to Management
5. Introduction to Management - David J. Schwartz
Principles, Practices, and Processes
Published 1980 // 649 pages // Rated 4.1 over on Goodreads

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Best David J. Schwartz Quotes

Here are some of the best David J. Schwartz of all time...

Best David J. Schwartz Quotes: Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.
Best David J. Schwartz Quotes: The mind is what the mind is fed.
Best David J. Schwartz Quotes: Action cures fear.
Best David J. Schwartz Quotes: Look at things not as they are, but as they can be. Visualization adds value to everything. A big thinker always visualizes what can be done in the future. He isn't stuck with the present.
Best David J. Schwartz Quotes: Hope is a start. But hope needs action to win victories.
Best David J. Schwartz Quotes: Where there is a will, there is a way.
Best David J. Schwartz Quotes: The thinking that guides your intelligence is much more important than how much intelligence you have.
Best David J. Schwartz Quotes: Most of us make two basic errors with respect to intelligence: 1. We underestimate our own brainpower. 2. We overestimate the other fellow’s brainpower.
Best David J. Schwartz Quotes: Those who believe they can move mountains, do. Those who believe they can't, cannot.
Best David J. Schwartz Quotes: Look at things as they can be, not as they are.

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Arthur Worsley
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