• The Secret of the Ages

  • By: Robert Collier
  • Narrated by: Sean Pratt
  • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
  • 4.8 out of 5 stars (399 ratings)

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By: Robert Collier
Narrated by: Sean Pratt
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The Secret of the Ages should rightfully be called the original The Secret. It is one of the pioneering works on the powers of the universal mind and the subconscious mind.

The author says about this audiobook: "The great 'Middle Class' has to bear the burdens of both the poor and the rich - and take what is left for itself. It is to them that I should like to dedicate this book. If I cannot endow libraries or colleges for them, perhaps I can point the way to get all good gifts for them. For men and women like them do not need 'charity' - or even sympathy. What they do need is inspiration - and opportunity - the kind of inspiration that makes a man go out and create his own opportunity. And that, after all, is the greatest good one can do anyone. Few people appreciate free gifts. They are like the man whom admiring townsfolk presented with a watch. He looked it over critically for a minute. Then - 'Where's the chain?' he asked. But a way to win for themselves the full measure of success they've dreamed of but almost stopped hoping for - that is something every young couple would welcome with open arms. And it is something that, if I can do it justice, will make the 'Eternal Triangle' as rare as it is today common, for it will enable husband and wife to work together - not merely for domestic happiness but for business success as well."

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If you are even remotely interested in the subject

I was lead to this book after reading many other more recent titles and am thankful to have found it. It was Napoleon Hill's books that directly brought me to Collier and I can't get enough. Many newer books seem to be inspired by Collier and Hill so imho why not go to the source. If you are concerned about religious content, I suggest wholeheartedly to read it anyway; though the books authors are decidedly Christian it is clear that their premise is a spiritual one and applicable regardless of your deity. I cannot praise this book highly enough, I view it as a gift from Collier and could not be more appreciative. I was hoping Bob was still alive to thank him personally but found his family is continuing his legacy. I can't recommend this or his other books enough.

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Not your generic manifestation book

Your probably thinking another book about the secret or great another manifestation book. At least that’s what I thought until I blew through this.

Out of all those types of books the teachings and wisdom of this particular one stuck with me the most. Great buy. One that I will listen to again...and again.

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Phenomenal and life changing

I found the used copy of this book and began reading it, realizing that it correlated with all the writings of Neville Goddard, U. S. Anderson, and Wayne Dyer. Written by Robert Collier in 1926, this book was the predecessor to writings by the previous mentioned authors. If we would only approach his and others’ writings with an open mind and realize that the answer to everything is contained in the universal mind which we have access to at any given time, we could change everything in our lives. I highly recommend this book to anyone who is looking for the true answer in which they search.

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#1 Most Important natural Book on this Planet

If you take what I’m about to say lightly, or THINK I’m crazy, or stupid it will be the worst mistake of your life.

I have read this book at least 8 times. Why is that? Answer: Because the author said so.. So I thought what the heck, I’ll just try it. So I did.

There are not words in any language to tell you how happy I am that I did. There are not words in any language to tell you how much it changed my reality, that’s right, MY REALITY. If I told you what it has done to my life there is NO WAY you would believe it, BUT! that’s only because you have not read this book several times, throwing OUT, your opinion, APPLIED it to your life, FAITHFULLY, WITHOUT using the utter LIES we all have been taught about this journey we call life, and FORCED YOURSELF to do EXACTLY what it tells you for at least 7 years.

That’s what I did… And I was in total SHOCK what happened, what will always happen for the REST of my life, and is happening as I as I write you this truth.

You don’t know me and will more than likely never have a chance to meet me, so for You, I’m only going to say this one time…

Because of THIS book and the AUTHORS instructions I now know how this world, our insistence, life, this universe… call it what you want… REALLY works!!! Either it got lost over the years, our teachers of all types are lying to us, someone or some group is hiding it in plain sight, or SOME of the super wealthy giants in this world know it and are not telling everyone because they don’t want competition, or think we are to stupid to grasp it, OR!!!, Or!, they just don’t want to be called crazy. BECAUSE I promise you it sounds crazy. But I assure you it’s not crazy, we are…. Yep… we are… because the SECRET to success is in this little book and has been right under all of our noses. And generations have lived and DIED!!! not knowing the TRUTH… So now you know… Are you going to take the TIME to do what I’m saying… PROBABLY NOT… so go back and read the first paragraph I just wrote and go back to your life and watch football, the the movies, or go to all the parties like everyone else on the planet. Or, be smart and put ALLL !!! that trash aside and just try what I’m telling you..

People I can not tell you what has happened to me for my and my family’s safety, yes you read it right… But I’ll tell you this… I am the happiest man on planet earth and It is because of this little book… And it is required read for ALL of my children, my children’s children, and there’s and through all generations of this family for centuries or they will not get one dime of what this book has manifested in my hands… So now YOU rich, or dirt poor like I WAS!!!! Yea…. WASSSS!!!, Those of you who are reading this review can NEVER!!!!!! say you didn’t have a chance in this life… This IS Your Chance…. Wether you know it or not I just gave you the best advice you will EVER hear…. Be smart… listen to me be smart.. drop EVERYTHING… and do what I just told you… May God bless you all…. I love each and every one of you… Have a wonderful life…. I’ll be at the beach… living in just ridiculous luxury… FOREVER :-)

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Narrator Pleasant but hard to listen to

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

I could not complete this book and returned it. The narrator has a very pleasant voice, but speaks in small bite size sentences, has little to any inflection in his voice. Listening at home to this title I feel fast asleep. If you are looking for narrator to help you sleep buy this book, if you want to understand the contents then dont.

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THE WISDOM INSIDE THIS BOOK IS WORTH MILLIONS!

This is the one book you must read, you don't need any other book if you want to achieve success.

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Along my top five books

Love the paper back and loved being able to listen to it on audible. Wonderful

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Very inspiring...

Great listen and practical advise. This is now one of my favorite publications. I will be investing in a hard copy version as soon as I can. Loved the fluid narration. Yes...I recommend this book to any one with an open mind and receptive heart. Peaceful listening 👂 to you.

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Excellent Read

Life Changing! I will use these principles in my life! There is everything you need to know!

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Brilliant!

This books is for anyone who wants to have a greater understanding of the Universal Laws, how they work and importantly…how to use them.

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  • JALRichardson
  • 05-14-17

unable to finish

I've listened to many of these books, but was unable to finish this one. In my opinion, he just spouts rubbish with some of the medical contents / advice being down right dangerous. Refund please!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 03-04-21

Wow a must read

The author writes as if we should already know this simplicity. We are in control of everything. Loved it thank you

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  • Anonymous User
  • 12-13-19

great book

I didn't like the huge amount of religious reference but if you can manage to push past that the message is profound and the lessons are priceless.

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  • Dipen Khadka
  • 12-20-21

If you have read "As a man thinketh" then...

If you have already read "As a man thinketh" then you need not have to spend so much time in this book. As a man thinketh is very precise and to the point. I felt this book is very much similar to As a man thinketh.

It is a good read, no doubt about it.

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  • Joe
  • 01-15-21

TIMELESS CLASSIC

Perfect Wisdom and Perfectly Narrated. A Brilliant Book from one of the Greatest Humans to have ever lived.