James Allen Quotes


57 James Allen quotes:



"Your difficulty is not contained, primarily, in the situation which gave rise to it, but in the mental state with which you regard that situation and which you bring to bear upon it."
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"He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would accomplish much must sacrifice much"
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"All that a man achieves and all that he fails to achieve is the direct result of his own thoughts"
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"The greatest achievement was at first and for a time a dream. The oak sleeps in the acorn, the bird waits in the egg, and in the highest vision of the soul a waking angel stirs. Dreams are the seedlings of realities."
"As in the rankest soil the most beautiful flowers are grown, so in the dark soil of poverty the choicest flowers of humanity have developed and bloomed."
"A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself."
"The man who sows wrong thoughts and deeds and prays that God will bless him is in the position of a farmer who, having sown tares, asks God to bring forth for him a harvest of wheat."
"Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him."
"The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it."
"It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel."
"A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings."
"Let there be nothing within thee that is not very beautiful and very gentle, and there will be nothing without thee that is not beautiful and softened by the spell of thy presence."
"The law of harvest is to reap more than you sow. Sow an act, and you reap a habit. Sow a habit and you reap a character. Sow a character and you reap a destiny."
"Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony."
"The man who cannot endure to have his errors and shortcomings brought to the surface and made known, but tries to hide them, is unfit to walk the highway of truth."
"No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks."
"Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit."
"The very fact that you are a complainer, shows that you deserve your lot."
"Harmony is one phase of the law whose spiritual expression is love."
"Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it."



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