Book Review: The Science of Getting Rich

The Science of Getting Rich

By Wallace D Wattles


The premise of this book is based on the concept that with power of thoughts you can get what you want. Lets you think that you have the power to change your reality with change of thoughts and impress upon it.

Why I picked up this book to read

  • I picked up this book because I got curious on reading the statement on the back cover of the book ” There is a Science of getting rich, and it is an exact science, like algebra or arithmetic. There are certain laws, which govern the process of acquiring riches.”.

I have been always curious to learn new things and on reading this statement obviously got curious about learning the definite formula of getting rich!



What I liked about the book

  • Small size – 13.8 x 0.8 x 21.5 cm
  • Print – Clear Print
  • No. of pages – 104



What more I would have liked

-More Practical exercise.

-Certain help in forming affirmations.

Following are the chapters included in the book:

  1. The Right To Be Rich
  2. There is A Science of Getting Rich
  3. Is Opportunity Monopolized
  4. The First Principle in The Science of Getting Rich
  5. Increasing Life
  6. How Riches Come to You
  7. Gratitude
  8. Thinking in the Certain Way
  9. How to Use the Will
  10. Further Use of the Will
  11. Acting in the Certain Way
  12. Efficient Action
  13. Getting into the Right Business
  14. The Impression of Increase
  15. The Advancing Man
  16. Some Cautions and Concluding Observations
  17. Summary of the Science of Getting Rich

While reading the book, I could connect the dots from my past life and experiences why certain things happened to me.

As Wallace D. Wattles says “Getting rich is not the result of doing certain things; it is the result of doing things in a ‘Certain Way’!”

I definitely plan to read it more number of times to change and clear my thinking towards becoming rich and attaining great wealth.

A must read book for everybody who has a desire of getting rich.It is definitely going to be a part of my all time

On the scale of 1 to 10, 1 being lowest and 10 being highest would rate on the below parameters:
No. of pages: 104
Contents: 8/10
Book Size: 9/10
Book Print: 9/10
book Structure: 8/10
Overall: 8.5/10

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