As I study “The Master Key System” by Charles F. Haanel leading up to my 40th birthday – I invite you to follow along with me:


Part 16 – Study Questions with Answers

Upon what does wealth depend?

Upon an understanding of the creative nature of thought.

Upon what does its true value consist?

Upon its exchange value.

Upon what does success depend?

Upon spiritual power.

Upon what does this power depend?

Upon use; use determines its existence.

How may we take our fate out of the hands of chance?

By consciously realizing the conditions which we desire to see manifested in our lives.

What then is the great business of life?


Why is this so?

Because thought is spiritual and therefore creative. To consciously control thought is therefore to control circumstances, conditions, environment and destiny.

What is the source of all evil?

Destructive thinking.

What is the source of all good?

Scientific correct thinking.

What is scientific thinking?

A recognition of the creative nature of spiritual energy and our ability to control it.


The greatest events of an age are its best thoughts. It is the nature of thought to find its way into action.~Bovee



Charles Francis Haanel (May 22, 1866 – November 27, 1949) was an American author, philosopher, a businessman and a freemason. Haanel’s book The Master Key System was published in 1912, when he was 46 years old and is public domain.


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