The Science of Being Great is another personal-growth classic from the pen of Wallace D. Wattles. His most famous book is The Science of Getting Rich. This is a companion to that book. In it the author, after studying the wisdom of the world's religious leaders and great philosophers, digests their wisdom and puts it all together in his own unique style. Using many examples and "power tools of thought", he demonstrates the power of thought and positive self-esteem as sure ways to greatness.