Napoleon Hill was an American author who is widely credited to have influenced more people into success than any one in history. He was born on 26th October 1883 in Wise country, Virginia. Considered to be the father of personal success genre of literature, his work revolved around the role of personal belief in the success of an individual. He is also recognized for Think and Grow rich which is regarded as one of the bestselling books of all time. This book has helped millions of people in achieving their goals and has been an important part of many success stories.
One of the most inspirational stories of Hill is about his own son Blair, whom Hill credited to be an inspiration for him. His son was born without any normal hearing organ and doctors believed that he will not be able to either hear or speak throughout his life. However, Blair grew up to be able to speak and hear almost normally because of his firm believe and faith.
Hills books have sold millions of copies throughout the world. His philosophy is still sought after by many today. Hill died in November 1970, leaving behind his legacy to assist, motivate and reshape the lives of generations to come.