Top 14 Self Inspiring Books of All Time

Have you ever experienced that warm, comfortable feel after finishing the last few pages of a truly inspirational book?

You know what I’m talking about: the feeling of awe, the moment when your imagination appears to have no bounds and you envision yourself taking on all of your difficulties – and succeeding.

I believe you should experience that emotion more frequently.

I’ve identified the most inspiring books of all time and the best sales books. In this post, I have listed the books that drive readers to change their lives, improve their tasks, and build their careers.

1. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey

The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective People teaches you both personal and professional effectiveness by changing your view of how the world works and giving you 7 habits, which, if adopted well, will lead you to immense success.

2. How To Win Friends & Influence People by Dale Carnegie

How To Win Friends And Influence People teaches you countless principles to become a likable person, handle your relationships well, win others over and help them change their behavior without being intrusive.

3. Think and Grow Rich by  Napoleon Hill

Think And Grow Rich is a curation of the 13 most common habits of wealthy and successful people, distilled from studying over 500 individuals over the course of 20 years.

4. The Power of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale

The Power of Positive Thinking will show you that the roots of success lie in the mind and teach you how to believe in yourself, break the habit of worrying, and take control of your life by taking control of your thoughts and changing your attitude.

5. Atomic Habits by James Clear

Atomic Habits is the definitive guide to breaking bad behaviors and adopting good ones in four steps, showing you how small, incremental, everyday routines compound into massive, positive change over time.

6. The Magic of Thinking Big, by David J Schwartz

The Magic Of Thinking Big gives you several starting points to develop and strengthen the most important trait of successful people: believing in yourself.

7. Awake The Giant Within By Anthony Robbins

Awaken The Giant Within is the psychological blueprint you can follow to wake up and start taking control of your life, starting in your mind, spreading through your body and then all the way through your relationships, work and finances until you’re the giant you were always meant to be.

8. Steal Like An Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You about Being Creative by Austin Kleon 

Steal Like An Artist gives you permission to copy your heroes’ work and use it as a springboard to find your own, unique style, all while remembering to have fun, creating the right work environment for your art and letting neither criticism nor praise drive you off track.

9. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck” by Mark Manson

The Subtle Art Of Not Giving A F*ck does away with the positive psychology craze to instead give you a Stoic, no bullshit approach to living a life that might not always be happy, but meaningful and centered only around what’s important to you.

10. Choose Yourself  by James Altucher 

Choose Yourself is a call to give up traditional career paths and take your life into your own hands by building good habits, creating your own career, and making a decision to choose yourself.

11. Ikigai by Hector Garcia & Francesc Miralles

Ikigai explains how you can live a longer and happier life by having a purpose, eating healthy, and not retiring in a traditional sense.

12. Rich Dad Poor Dad by  Robert T. Kiyosaki

Rich Dad Poor Dad tells the story of a boy with two fathers, one rich, one poor, to help you develop the mindset and financial knowledge you need to build a life of wealth and freedom.

13. The 5AM Club by Robin Sharma 

The 5 AM Club helps you get up at 5 AM every morning, build a morning routine, and make time for the self-improvement you need to find success.

14. The Power of Less  by Leo Babauta

The Power Of Less shows you how to align your life with your most important goals, by finding out what’s really essential, changing your habits one at a time and working focused and productively on only those projects that will lead you to where you really want to go.


The books that are mentioned above, if we read you can find, how they impact our life. These, are the greatest books of all time.

We all want to live a better life, but our hectic schedules and the way we think can sometimes prevent us from doing so. These books provide us with various recommendations, including how to cope with self-control, recognizing our spending patterns, and starting with the basics. Finding out which ones work best for you can put you on the road to a happier and more peaceful existence.


One line summary of the book is taken from Four Minutes Book. This webpage has a book collection of book reviews, I usually read the review from this blog before buying any books.

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