CHAPTER EIGHT

Achieve Financial Independence

Thought is the original source of all wealth, all success, all material gain, all great discoveries and inventions, and of all achievement.

—CLAUDE M. BRISTOL

One of my seminar participants once told me, “Money is like food. When you have enough of it, you don’t think about it at all. But when you are deprived of it for any period of time, you think of nothing else.”

Some people misquote the Bible by saying that money is the root of all evil. But the Bible actually says that love of money is the root of all evil.

However, it’s more accurate to say that lack of money is the root of all evil. Very few problems are caused by having too much money. The problems that disrupt people’s lives, health, and ...

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