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Napoleon was not the only man to discover that sex inﬂuence, from the right
source, is more powerful than any substitute of expediency, which may be created
by mere reason.
The human mind responds to stimulation! Among the greatest, and most powerful of these stimuli is the urge of sex. When harnessed and transmuted, this
driving force is capable of lifting men into that higher sphere of thought which
enables them to master the sources of worry and petty annoyance which beset
their pathway on the lower plane.
Unfortunately, only the genii have made the discovery. Others have accepted
the experience of sex urge, without discovering one of its major potentialities-a
fact which accounts for the great number of “others” as compared to the limited
number of genii.
For the purpose of refreshing the memory, in connection with the facts available
from the biographies of certain men, we here present the names of a few men
of outstanding achievement, each of whom was known to have been of a highly
sexed nature. The genius which was their’s, undoubtedly found its source of power in transmuted sex energy: 167 NAPOLEON HILL THINK AND GROW RICH GEORGE WASHINGTON
RALPH WALDO EMERSON
ELBERT H. GARY
JOHN H. PATTERSON
Your own knowledge of biography will enable you to add to this list. Find, if you
can, a single man, in all history of civilization, who achieved outstanding success
in any calling, who was not driven by a well developed sex nature.
If you do not wish to rely upon biographies of men not now living, take inventory
of those whom you know to be men of great achievement, and see if you can ﬁnd
one among them who is not highly sexed. Sex energy is the creative energy of all
genii. There never has been, and never will be a great leader, builder, or artist
lacking in this driving force of sex.
Surely no one will misunderstand these statements to mean that ALL who are
highly sexed are genii! Man attains to the status of a genius ONLY when, and IF,
he stimulates his mind so that it draws upon the forces available, through the
creative faculty of the imagination. Chief among the stimuli with which this “stepping up” of the vibrations may be produced is sex energy. The mere possession of
this energy is not sufﬁcient to produce a genius. The energy must be transmuted
from desire for physical contact, into some other form of desire and action, before it will lift one to the status of a genius.
Far from becoming genii, because of great sex desires, the majority of men lower
themselves, through misunderstanding and misuse of this great force, to the status of the lower animals. 168 NAPOLEON HILL THINK AND GROW RICH WHY MEN SELDOM SUCCEED BEFORE FORTY
I discovered, from the analysis of over 25,000 people, that men who succeed in
an outstanding way, seldom do so before th...
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