Table of contents: Biographies of people who found success, often starting from low or difficult beginnings.

Hidden Treasures

Why Some Succeed While Others Fail

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Hidden Treasures

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Why Some Succeed While Others Fail.
BY H. A. LEWIS.

FINELY ILLUSTRATED.

"Not Failure, but low aim is crime."

SOLD BY SUBSCRIPTION ONLY.

CLEVELAND, OHIO: MOSES, LEWIS & CO.
1888.

Copyright, 1887.
BY WRIGHT, MOSES & LEWIS.
All rights reserved.


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CONTENTS.

Preface.

Introduction.

Quotations.

Daniel Drew.
Russell Sage.
Cornelius Vanderbilt.
Amos Lawrence.
Horace B. Claflin.
William E. Dodge.
Jay Gould.
John Wannamaker.
Alexander T. Stewart.
Nicholas Longworth.
Robert Bonner.
William G. Fargo.
James C. Flood.
John W. MacKay.
James G. Fair.
Horace Greeley.
Thurlow Weed.
George W. Childs.
James Gordon Bennett.
Phineas T. Barnum.
Mathew Vassar.
John Jacob Astor.
Potter Palmer.
James Harper.
Henry Disston.
Peter Cooper
George Law.
Darius O. Mills.
Stephen Girard.
Moses Taylor.
William C. Ralston.
George Peabody.
William W. Corcoran.
Nathan Mayer Rothschild.
John Adams.
Thomas Jefferson.
John Marshall.
Alexander Hamilton.
James Madison.
James Monroe.
Lewis Cass.
John C. Calhoun.
Robert Y. Hayne.
Daniel Webster.
Andrew Jackson.
Thomas H. Benton.
Henry Clay.
Martin Van Buren.
Stephen Arnold Douglass.
Abbott Lawrence.
Alexander H. Stephens.
Millard Fillmore.
William H. Seward.
Horatio Seymour.
Winfield S. Hancock.
George B. McClellan.
Ulysses Simpson Grant.
Stonewall Jackson.
General Robert E. Lee.
Henry Wilson.
Abraham Lincoln.
Edward Everett.
Edwin M. Stanton.
Andrew Johnson.
James A. Garfield.
Chester A. Arthur.
John A. Logan.
James G. Blaine.
Samuel J. Tilden.
Henry Ward Beecher.
James Watt.
George Stephenson.
Benjamin Franklin.
Eli Whitney.
Robert Fulton.
Elias Howe, Jr.
Isaac M. Singer.
Richard M. Hoe.
Charles Goodyear.
Prof. S. F. B. Morse.
Cyrus W. Field.
George M. Pullman.
Thomas A. Edison.

Why Some Succeed And While Others Fail.

Success And Failure.
Concentration of Effort.
Self-reliance.
Economy of Time.
Causes of Failure.

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