Treasury of Courage and Confidence – Norman Vincent Peale | The power of great thoughts in incalculable. To a large extent our lives are made by thoughts and ideas. We become finally what we think. In this treasury Dr. Peale has collected the powerful thoughts of great men, anecdotes about remarkable people and the best of inspired writing from around the world. Every page is designed to help you get outside the limited confines of your own world and personal interests, to become a participant in the affairs of men, and to join with others in creating a better way of life. The deeper purpose is to help overcome anxiety, to assist living with peace of mind, and to provide a source of courage and faith in everyday life.