The Power of Books, That Will, Make You Unstoppable

Written by Vishal Bandre

Computer Engineer, Founder Factober Blogging Network.

July 2, 2020

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Steve Jobs

The innovator, techie Steve Jobs gives credit for his success to books.

 

He recommends,

  • 1984, by George Orwell
  • Autobiography of a Yogi, by Paramahansa Yogananda
  • Atlas Shrugged, by Ayn Rand
  • Be Here Now, by Baba Ram Dass
  • Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism, by Chögyam Trungpa
  • Inside the Tornado, by Geoffrey A. Moore
  • Diet for a Small Planet, by Frances Moore Lappe
  • Moby Dick, by Herman Melville
  • Only the Paranoid Survive, by Andrew S. Grove
  • The Tao of Programming, by Geoffrey James
  • Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind, by Shunryu Suzuki
  • The Innovator’s Dilemma, by Clayton Christensen
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J. K. Rowling

She became a billionaire writing books.

After the major setback in life, she wrote Harry Potter book series, which later became a big hit on all best-sellers lists.

Image courtesy: “Harry Potter : The EXHIBITION” by Flywithinsun is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0

 

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Jeff Bezos

He became a billionaire selling books online.

Founder, CEO of Amazon, an online e-commerce platform became the big commercial giant by selling the books on Amazon.com.

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Warren Buffett

He became a billionaire reading books.

Once someone asked him how he became successful, he told just by reading the books. 

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Bill Gates

He says, “I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.”

In a new interview with TIME, Bill Gates discusses his new list of recommended summer reading, his voracious appetite for the written word and the books that have influenced his life and mind. Source: TIME 

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Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

According to Dr. Kalam, “One Best Book is equal to Hundred Good Friends, One Good Friend is equal to a Library.”

He’s the only person with no haters in India.

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Mark Zuckerberg

Wealthiest person in the industry gives credit of his success to books.

He hosted Mark Zuckerberg book club a.k.a A Year of Books, an online book club through his personal Facebook account started in January 2015. He made a book recommendation every two weeks for a year to his millions.

Many people say he’s dropout, but, they don’t understand, he is dropout of Stanford and not of a college around the corner.

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Barack Obama

44th President of the United States of America recommends reading the books.

According to him, Reading is important. If you know how to read, then the whole world opens up to you. He himself authored a book “Dreams From my Father”, where he shares his love for books.

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Albert Einstein

One of the greatest mind in history has a positive opinion on reading the books.

As per Einstein, Reading is important. If you know how to read, then the whole world opens up to you. He himself authored the books. He had a large voracious library of books. He gives credits to books.  

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Elon Musk

Tesla CEO Elon Musk says he was ‘raised by books’. One of the greatest inventor of century, the CEO of SpaceX, Tesla recommends reading the books for success.

Elon Musk is youth icon. Around the world youth, engineers and innovators are inspired by him.

Elon Musk has quite a good history in innovation and engineering. You can see the Tesla Motors, SpaceX the best marvels that made a big difference. And, according to Elon Musk this all happened because of the books.

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The books are great resources to learn anything, anywhere, anytime. You can read novels, technical books, magazines or whatever that help to understand different perspectives.

What do you think about reading books? What is your favorite book? Join the discussion in the comments section. Let’s know how much time you spend on reading and who is your favourite author.

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