He'd figured it all out, and he felt destined to show what he'd figured out to the rest of the world...

-He didn't fully believe HIMSELF, but he felt like he had to tell everybody else...

All the circumstances, good and bad - are CAUSED by the thoughts of the person that is having

the experiences...

-Life isn't just a chain of coincidence - it's more than that, it's a mental CONSTRUCT.

But how could he convince everyone else if he couldn't even truly convince himself?

"The only reason diets work the way they do is because we BELIEVE they'll work that way.

The only reason anything is the way that it is is because we believe it's that way...

It's like a religion," Nolan thought, "a person who truly has FAITH can accomplish anything they

set out to accomplish."