Rely upon your own resources. You have within yourself all the power necessary for a useful, progressive, successful life. Courage and perseverance are servants of prosperity. Difficulties are for discipline. Problems promote progress. Positive results and rewards come from labor, not luck. Apply the abilities you currently have and your powers further develop through use.

You are now living in a time of abundant opportunity, with practically no limit to your possibilities of creation and usefulness. Mighty influences within and without are at your command. You may now decide for yourself what you will do with these immense resources, and whether you will take a place among the successful men of your day.

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