James Allen Quotes

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Born: November 28, 1864,
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Died: , 1912
Occupation: Author

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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.
- James Allen

2.
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.
- James Allen

3.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
- James Allen

4.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
- James Allen

5.
For true success ask yourself these four questions: Why? Why not? Why not me? Why not now?
- James Allen

6.
Happiness is mental harmony unhappiness is mental inharmony.
- James Allen

7.
If you real desire is to be good, there is no need to wait for the money before you do it you can do it now, this very moment, and just where you are.
- James Allen

8.
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

9.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
- James Allen

10.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves they therefore remain bound.
- James Allen

11.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
- James Allen

12.
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.
- James Allen

13.
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.
- James Allen

14.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
- James Allen

15.
The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom.
- James Allen

16.
The will to do springs from the knowledge that we can do.
- James Allen

17.
They who have conquered doubt and fear have conquered failure.
- James Allen

18.
To begin to think with purpose, is to enter the ranks of those strong ones who only recognize failure as one of the pathways to attainment.
- James Allen

19.
Whether you be man or woman you will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.
- James Allen

20.
Work joyfully and peacefully, knowing that right thoughts and right efforts inevitably bring about right results.
- James Allen

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