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The Science of Getting Rich
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Ch1. Q2. What is the object of all life?
Ch1. Q2. What does every person naturally want?
To be all that he/she is capable of becoming
Ch1. Q3 What are the three "motives" for which we Iive
The mind, body and soul
Ch.1 Q4. "We see that real life means....
"The complete expression that all man can give forth through body, mind and soul"
Ch. 1 Q5. Love is denied expression by what?
Ch. 2 Q2. Getting rich is not a matter of what four common things?
A. Environment B. Lack of capital C. Talent D. Thrift
Ch. 2 Q.3 What kind of people can get rich?
Talented people, blockheads, intellectually brilliantly people, stupid, physically strong, weak and sickly
Ch2. Q4. "Getting rich is not dependent upon your"...."but upon your learning to do things in a "....
"Engaging in some particular business, " "certain way."
Ch. 2 Q5. "Like causes must produce"....
Ch. 3. Q. 1 How may the "working class" become the "master class"?
"Whenever they will begin to do things in a certain way."
Ch. 3 Q.2 "No one is kept in poverty by a shortness in supply of"....
"Riches. There is more than enough for all."
Ch. 3 Q.3 "One original substance" is likely an analogy for what subatomic phenomena?
Ch. 3 Q.4 Nature is an "inexhaustible storehouse" of what?
Ch. 3 Q.5 For what purpose is Nature formed?
For the advancement and increase of life
Ch. 4 Q.1 What is the only power that can produce tangible riches from the formless Substance?
Ch. 4 Q.2 Where must all forms that man fashion first exist?
In his thought
Ch. 4 Q.3 What will happen to every man who does exactly what this book tells him to do?
He will get rich
Ch. 4 Q.4 What is the hardest work in the world?
"Sustained and consecutive thought"
Ch. 4 Q.5 "There is no....; there is only...."
Ch. 5 Q.1 What must every living thing continually seek?
"For the enlargement of its life
Ch. 5 Q.2 What causes desire?
Power seeking to manifest itself
Ch. 5 Q.3 "You must get rid of the thought of...You are to...., not to.....for what is already created."
"Competition", "create", "compete"
Ch. 5 Q. 4 Riches secured on the competitive plane are never ....and...."
Ch. 6 Q.1 You "can give to every man more than you"...
"Take from him"
Ch. 6 Q.2 Give more in "use value" than in...for each thing you exchange
Ch. 6 Q.3 What is the certain way to get a sewing machine?
Hold the mental image with positive certainty, absolute and unquestioning faith that it on its way, claim it as already yours
Ch. 6 Q.4 What was the music inside the boy?
"The URGE of Original Substance, containing all the possibilities of life."
Ch. 6 Q.5 What is the desire for riches in you?
"The desire you feel for riches is the infinite, seeking to express Himself in you as He sought to find expression in the little boy at the piano."
Ch. 7 Q.1 What keeps many people in poverty?
Lack of gratitude
Ch. 7 Q.2 "The soul that is always grateful lives in...."
"Closer touch with God than the one that never looks to Him in thankful acknowledgment."
Ch. 7 Q.3 What keeps you connected with Power?
Ch. 7 Q.4 "Also, faith is born of..."
Ch. 7 Q.5 Why shouldn't we rage against corrupt politicians?
If it were not for politicians, we should fall into anarchy, and our opportunities would be lessened.
Ch. 8 Q.1 "You must form a clear and definite...."
"Mental picture of what you want; you cannot transmit an idea unless you have it yourself
Ch. 8 Q.3 What must be behind your clear vision?
"The purpose to realize it; to bring it out in tangible expression."
Ch. 8 Q.4 Who has real faith?
The man who can sincerely thank God for the things which he only owns in imagination
Ch. 8 Q. 5 Two components of the Certain Way are:
A. Unshakable purpose B. Steadfast faith
Ch. 9 Q.1 You have no right to do what?
To apply your will power to anything or anyone outside of yourself
Ch. 9 Q.2 "If taking things by physical force is robbery, then..."
"Then taking things by mental force is also robbery also, there is no difference in principle."
Ch. 9. Q.4 "To get rich, you need only use your power upon..."
Ch. 10 Q.1 What should you put "completely behind you"?
Poverty and all things that pertain to it
Ch. 10 Q.2 "The world is not going to the devil; it is going to...."
Ch. 10 Q.3 What, according to the book, is the only way you can assist the world in growing rich?
Growing rich yourself by the creative rather than the competitive method
Ch. 10 Q.4 What is the noblest aim you can have in life, according to the book?
To become really rich, as it includes everything else
Ch. 10 Q.5 Who are those that can "have and retain health"?
"Only those who are emancipated from financial worry, and who have the means to live a carefree existence and follow hygienic practices
Ch. 10 Q.6 It is true that there is no such thing as....;there is only wealth
Ch. 10 Q.7 What is the best thing you can do for the world?
Make the most of yourself
Ch. 11 Q. 2 "All you have to do with that (creative process) is to retain your.....vision, stick to your purpose, and maintain your....?
Ch. 11 Q.3 "And you can only get what is yours by giving...."
"The other man what is his"
Ch. 11 Q. 4 "By thought, the thing you want is brought to you; by.....you receive it."
Ch. 11 Q. 5 "Put your whole mind into."
Ch. 12 Q. 1 Who are a "dead weight upon society "
Those who do not fill their present places, who must be carried along a great expense
Ch. 12 Q. 2 "Do every day...."
"ALL that can be done that day"
Ch. 12 Q. 3 It is really not the number of things you do, but the....."
"EFFICIENCY of each separate action that counts"
Ch. 12 Q. 5 How can every act be strong and efficient?
"Every act can be made strong and efficient by holding your vision and hope you are doing it, putting the whole power of your FAITH and PURPOSE into it"
Ch. 12 Q. 6 How can you get the picture of what you want in smallest detail?
Ch. 13 Q. 1 Even well-developed faculties, such as in music, do not insure what?
Ch. 13 Q. 2 You will do best in what business?
One which will use your strongest faculties. But this is not "irrevocably fixed"
Ch. 13 Q. 3 "Desire is a manifestation of"
Ch. 13 Q. 4 Where there is no power, there is no.....
Ch. 13 Q. 5 "There is never any...on the creative plane; and there is no lack of......"
Ch. 13 Q. 6 What course can you take to ensure that you will make no mistake when you act?
Contemplating your vision in earnest thanksgiving, thus bringing you close to the Supreme.
Ch. 13 Q. 7 What is the antidote to hurry, given in the last paragraph in the chapter?
Fix attention on the mental image of what you want , and express gratitude for it
Ch. 13 Q. 8 In thinking about what you have to read so far, what do you believe are the major components of the Certain Way?
Mental vision, faith, purpose and gratitude
Ch. 14 Q. 1 What should be the key thought of all your efforts when dealing with others?
Conveying the impression of increase
Ch. 14 Q. 2 What is the fundamental impulse of the universe?
The desire for increase
Ch. 14 Q. 3 "Convey the impression of....with everything you do, so that people receive the impression of....that you advance all who deal with you."
Ch. 14 Q. 4 A boastful person is secretly....and.....
Ch. 14 Q. 5 "People will go where they are given....and the Supreme, which desires increase in all, and which knows all , will move...."
Increase; "toward you men and women who have never heard of you"
Ch. 14 Q. 6 What is the curse of the world?
The desire to rule for selfish gratification
Ch. 14 Q. 7 What kind of mind seeks for mastery over others?
Ch. 14 Q. 8 What did "Golden Rule" Jones say?
"What I want for myself, I want for everybody."
Ch. 7 "You cannot exercise much.....without....; for it is....that keeps you connected with...."
Power; Gratitude; Gratitude; Power
Ch. 15 Q. 2 What is infallible and cannot fail?
The combined mental and personal action of vision, faith, purpose and gratitude.
Ch. 15 Q. 3. What is the danger in being a "good work man" ?
It is not in the employers interest to promote him!
Ch. 15 Q. 4 What kind of man or woman is certain to advance?
One who is too big for his place, and has a clear concept of what he wants to be
Ch. 15 Q. 5 "God cannot help helping you, if you....."
"Act in a Certain Way; he must do so in order to help himself
Ch. 15 Q. 6 If you think and act in the Certain Way, What will you be quick to see?
"Any opportunity to better your condition"
Ch. 16 Q. 1 What keeps the masses in poverty?
Not thinking in the Certain Way
Ch. 15 Q. 2 How can the economic salvation of the masses be accomplished?
"By getting a large number of people to practice the scientific method set down in this book."
Ch. 15 Q. 3 What will cause tremendous obstructions to disappear?
By going on in the Certain Way
Ch. 15 Q. 4 When will you find your greatest opportunities?
"When others are having hard times and poor business
Ch. 15 Q. 5 What did the student do when his business failed inexplicably?
He wasn't disappointed; he continued to be thankful. Then an even better opportunity came along
Ch. 15 Q. 6 When do you experience failure?
When you have not asked for enough!
Ch. 15 Q. 7 What did Lincoln when he feared failure due to lack of ability?
Through the Source of Ability, he was able to do the greatest work in government ever accomplished.
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