James Allen

1864 - 1912

A Quote by James Allen on authority, desires, guests, happiness, learning, soul, and thought

He who would be useful, strong, and happy, must cease being a passive receptacle for the negative, beggardly, and impure streams of thought; and as a wise householder commands his servants and invites his guests, so must he learn to command his desires, and to say, with authority, what thoughts he shall admit into the mansion of his soul.

James Allen (1864 - 1912)

Source: As A Man Thinketh

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A Quote by James Allen on force

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It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.

James Allen (1864 - 1912)

Source: As A Man Thinketh

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A Quote by James Allen on control and desires

You will become as small as your controlling desire; as great as your dominant aspiration.

James Allen (1864 - 1912)

Source: As A Man Thinketh

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A Quote by James Allen on dreams

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Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so shall you become.

James Allen (1864 - 1912)

Source: As A Man Thinketh

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A Quote by James Allen on effort and strength

In all human affairs there are efforts, and there are results, and the strength of the effort is the measure of the result.

James Allen (1864 - 1912)

Source: My Favorite Quotations, by Norman Vincent Peale, 1990.

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A Quote by James Allen on control, desires, environment, idealism, present, and vision

Whatever your present environment may be, you will fall, remain, or rise with your thoughts, your Vision, your Ideal. You will become as small as your controlling desire; as great as your dominant aspiration.

James Allen (1864 - 1912)

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A Quote by James Allen on darkness, life, victory, and yielding

For those who will fight bravely and not yield, there is triumphant victory over all the dark things of life.

James Allen (1864 - 1912)

Source: As A Man Thinketh

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A Quote by James Allen on circumstances, good, and mind

The good or bad is not in the circumstance, but only in the mind of him that encounters it.

James Allen (1864 - 1912)

Source: As A Man Thinketh

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A Quote by James Allen on circumstances, evolution, learning, and spirituality

As a progressive and evolving being, man is where he is that he may learn that he may grow; and as he learns the spiritual lesson which any circumstance contains for him, it passes away and gives place to other circumstances.

James Allen (1864 - 1912)

Source: As A Man Thinketh

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A Quote by James Allen

A man is literally what he thinks.

James Allen (1864 - 1912)

Source: As A Man Thinketh

Contributed by: Zaady

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