James Allen

1864 - 1912

A Quote by James Allen on courage, darkness, defeat, despair, doubt, faith, heart, life, energy, patience, sorrow, strength, struggle, superiority, temptation, trouble, uncertainty, and victory

Where faith is there is courage, there is fortitude, there is steadfastness and strength. . . . Faith bestows that sublime courage that rises superior to the troubles and disappointments of life, that acknowledges no defeat except as a step to victory; that is strong to endure, patient to wait, and energetic to struggle. . . . Light up, then, the lamp of faith in your heart. . . . It will lead you safely through the mists of doubt and the black darkness of despair; along the narrow, thorny ways of sickness and sorrow, and over the treacherous places of temptation and uncertainty.

James Allen (1864 - 1912)

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A Quote by James Allen on birds, errors, heart, and mind

The birds are moulting. If only man could moult also - his mind once a year its errors, his heart once a year its useless passions.

James Allen (1864 - 1912)

Source: A Kentucky Cardinal.

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A Quote by James Allen on effort and work

Work joyfully and peacefully, knowing that right thoughts and right efforts will inevitably bring about right results.

James Allen (1864 - 1912)

Source: As A Man Thinketh

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A Quote by James Allen on circumstances, idealism, perception, and travel

Your circumstances may be uncongenial, but they shall not long remain so if you but perceive an Ideal and strive to reach it. You can not travel within and stand still without.

James Allen (1864 - 1912)

Source: As A Man Thinketh

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A Quote by James Allen

You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you.

James Allen (1864 - 1912)

Source: As A Man Thinketh

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A Quote by James Allen on travel

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You cannot travel within and stand still without.

James Allen (1864 - 1912)

Source: As A Man Thinketh

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A Quote by James Allen on belief, circumstances, creativity, good, life, men, and power

Man is buffeted by circumstances so long as he believes himself to be the creature of outside conditions, . . . but when he realizes that he is a creative power, and that he may command the hidden soil and seeds of his being out of which circumstances grow, he then becomes the rightful master of himself. Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit. Let a man radically alter his thoughts, and he will be astonished at the rapid transformation it will effect in the material conditions of his life. Men do not attract that which they want, but that which they are.

James Allen (1864 - 1912)

Source: As A Man Thinketh

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A Quote by James Allen on life and people

Our life is what our thoughts make it. A man will find that as he alters his thoughts toward things and other people, things and other people will alter towards him.

James Allen (1864 - 1912)

Source: As A Man Thinketh

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A Quote by James Allen on character and laws

Every man is where he is by the law of his being; the thoughts which he has built into his character have brought him there.

James Allen (1864 - 1912)

Source: As A Man Thinketh

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A Quote by James Allen on life and soul

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A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.

James Allen (1864 - 1912)

Source: As A Man Thinketh

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