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The 5 BEST David J. Schwartz Books of All Time (Ranked)

Arthur Worsley
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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 5 Best David J. Schwartz Books of All Time

Why these best David J. Schwartz books and not others? The best David J. Schwartz books below are the top picks from my long list of all David J. Schwartz’s books, ranked by a combination of Goodreads rating, number of Goodreads reviews and publication date. The aim is to surface what’s most loved, what’s most popular and what’s proven timelessly relevant.

Here are the 5 best David J. Schwartz books of all time:

Best David J. Schwartz Books: The Magic of Thinking Big
1. The Magic of Thinking BigDavid 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 SuccessDavid 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 PowerDavid 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 WantDavid 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 ManagementDavid J. Schwartz
Principles, Practices, and Processes
Published 1980 // 649 pages // Rated 4.1 over on Goodreads

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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.”

— David J. Schwartz, The Magic of Thinking Big

“The mind is what the mind is fed.”

— David J. Schwartz, The Magic of Thinking Big

“Action cures fear.”

— David J. Schwartz, The Magic of Thinking Big

“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”

— David J. Schwartz, The Magic of Thinking Big
Arthur Worsley
I founded TAoL to discover and share the best wisdom on how to live long and prosper. Before that I studied Psychology, Philosophy & Physiology at Oxford and consulted at McKinsey. Still curious? Learn more or take my FREE productivity quiz.

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