The Science of Getting Rich is a book written by the New Thought Movement writer Wallace D. Wattles and published in 1910. This book is based on the Hindu philosophies that One is All, and that All is One. Wallace D. Wattles introduced the world to the power of positive thinking and explained how to become wealthy. Wallace Delois Wattles (1860–1911) was an American author and a pioneer success writer. A New Thought writer, he remains personally somewhat obscure, but his writing has been widely quoted and remains in print in the New Thought and self-help movements. Wallace D. Wattles wrote a number of books including Health Through New Thought and Fasting, The Science of Getting Rich, The Science of Being Great, The Science of Being Well, and a novel, Hellfire Harrison, but it is for his prosperity classic, The Science of Getting Rich that he is best known.