James Allen Quotes (56) Spiritual Sayings

===> James Allen Quotes, Spiritual Quotations, Inspirational Affirmations and Motivational Sayings, Slogans from Awakening Intuition. A Collection of some of the best sayings offering words of wisdom to live by.

About the Author: James Allen (November 28, 1864 – 1912) was a British philosophical writer known for his inspirational books and poetry and as a pioneer of the self-help movement. His best known work, As a Man Thinketh, has been mass produced since its publication in 1902. It has been a source of inspiration to motivational and self-help authors.  See website for more info - http://james-allen.in1woord.nl/
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“The outer conditions of a person's life will always be found to be harmoniously related to his inner state...Men do not attract that which they want, but that which they are.”
― James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

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“Self-control is strength. Right thought is mastery. Calmness is power. ”
― James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

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“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

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“A man's mind may be likened to a garden, which may be intelligently cultivated or allowed to run wild; but whether cultivated or neglected, it must, and will, bring forth. If no useful seeds are put into it, then an abundance of useless weed seeds will fall therein, and will continue to produce their kind.”
― James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

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“A person is limited only by the thoughts that he chooses.”
― James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

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“As he thinks, so he is; as he continues to think, so he remains.”
― James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

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“A man only begins to be a man when he ceases to whine and revile, and commences to search for the hidden justice which regulates his life. And he adapts his mind to that regulating factor, he ceases to accuse others as the cause of his condition, and builds himself up in strong and noble thoughts; ceases to kick against circumstances, but begins to use them as aids to his more rapid progress, and as a means of the hidden powers and possibilities within himself.”
― James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

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“You are today where your thoughts have brought you;
you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you.”
― James Allen

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“A man is literally what he thinks, his character being the complete sum of all his thoughts.”
― James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

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“Circumstance does not make the man; it reveals him to himself.”
― James Allen

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“He who would accomplish little need sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much. He who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.”
― James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

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“Cherish your visions.
Cherish your ideals.
Cherish the music that stirs in your heart, the beauty that forms in your mind, the loveliness that drapes your purest thoughts.
For out of them will grow all delightful conditions, all heavenly environment, of these, if you but remain true to them, your world will at last be built.”
― James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

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“The visions you glorify in your mind,
The ideals you enthrone in your heart..
This you will build your life by...
This you will become.”
― James Allen

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“The dreamers are the saviors of the world. As the visible world is sustained by the invisible, so men, through all their trials and sins and sordid vocations, are nourished by the beautiful visions of their solitary dreamers.”
― James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

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“Good thoughts and actions can never produce bad results; bad thoughts
and actions can never produce good results … We understand this law in
the natural world, and work with it; but few understand it in the mental
and moral world—although its operation there is just as simple and undeviating—
and they, therefore, do not cooperate with it.”
― James Allen, As A Man Thinketh

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“A noble and God-like character is not a thing of favor or chance, but is the natural result of continued effort in right thinking, the effect of long-cherished association with God-like thoughts.”
― James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

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“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

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“Do not dwell upon the sins and mistakes of yesterday so exclusively as to have no energy and mind left for living rightly today, and do not think that the sins of yesterday can prevent you from living purely today.”
― James Allen, Byways of Blessedness

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“Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so shall you 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

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“A particular train of thought persisted in, be it good or bad, cannot fail to produce its results on the character and circumstances. A man cannot directly choose his circumstances, but he can choose his thoughts, and so indirectly, yet surely, shape his circumstances. ”
― James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

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“As a man thinketh in his heart, so shall he be”
― James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

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“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. ”
― James Allen

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“There can be no progress nor achievement without sacrifice, and a man's worldly success will be by the measure that he sacrifices his confused animal thoughts, and fixes his mind on the development of his plans, and the strengthening of his resolution and self-reliance.”
― James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

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“A man becomes calm in the measure that he understands himself as a thought-evolved being. For such knowledge necessitates the understanding of others as the result of thought, and as he develops a right understanding, and sees ever more clearly the internal relations of things by the action of cause and effect, he ceases to fuss, fume, worry, and grieve. He remains poised, steadfast, serene.”
― James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

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“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

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“Man is made or unmade by himself. In the armory of thought he forges the weapons by which he destroys himself. He also fashions the tools with which he builds for himself heavenly mansions of joy and strength and peace.”
― James Allen

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“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

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“He thinks in secret, and it comes to pass: environment is but his looking glass.”
― James Allen

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“Work joyfully and peacefully, knowing that right thoughts and right efforts inevitably bring about right results.”
― James Allen

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“To Desire is to Obtain to Aspire is to Achieve”
― James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

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“The world steps aside for the man who knows where he is going”
― James Allen

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“They who have no central purpose in their life fall an easy prey to petty worries, fears, troubles, and self-pitying, all of which are indications of weakness, which lead, just as surely as deliberately planned sins (though by a different route), to failure, unhappiness, and loss, for weakness cannot persist in a power evolving universe.”
― James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

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“Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom. It is the result of long and patient effort in self-control. Its presence is an indication of ripened experience, and of a more than ordinary knowledge of the laws and operations of thought.”
― James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

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“The man who thinks hateful thoughts brings hatred upon himself. The man who thinks loving thoughts is loved.”
― James Allen, Above Life's Turmoil

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“No man is hindered by another; he is only hindered by himself. No man suffers because of another; he suffers only because of himself.”
― James Allen, Above Life's Turmoil

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“Man is made and unmade by himself. In the armory of thought he forges the weapons which will destroy him. He also creates the tools with which he will build for himself heavenly mansions of joy and strength and peach. Between these two extremes are all the grades of character, and man is their maker and their master. ”
― James Allen

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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

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“A man can only rise, conquer, and achieve by lifting up his thoughts.”
― James Allen

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“Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.”
― James Allen

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“The body is the servant of the mind. It obeys the operations of the mind, whether they be deliberately chosen or automatically expressed.”
― James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

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“All that a man achieves and all that he fails to achieve is the direct result of his own thoughts.”
― James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

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“A man remains ignorant because he loves ignorance, and chooses ignorant thoughts; a man becomes wise because he loves wisdom and chooses wise thoughts.”
― James Allen, Above Life's Turmoil

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“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. That which ye sow, ye reap.”
― James Allen, Above Life's Turmoil

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“Man's mind may be likened to a garden, which may be intelligently cultivated or allowed to run wild.”
― James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

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“The circumstances which a man encounters with suffering are the result of his own mental inharmony.”
― James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

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“Cause and effect is as absolute and undeviating in the hidden realm of thought as in the world of visible and material things. Mind is the master weaver, both of the inner garment of character and the outer garment of circumstance.”
― James Allen

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“He thinks in secret, and it comes to pass: environment is but a looking glass.”
― James Allen

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“Suffering is always the effect of wrong thought in some direction. It is an indication that the individual is out of harmony with himself, with the Law of his being.”
― James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

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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 reality.”
― James Allen, As a Woman Thinketh

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“A person is limited only by the thoughts that he chooses.
― James Allen

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“Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves.”
― James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

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“In a justly ordered
universe, where loss of equipoise would mean total destruction, individual responsibility must be absolute.”
― James Allen

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“So you will be...  What you 'will' to be”
― James Allen

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“Men do not attract that which they want, but that which they are.”
― James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

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“Hoy estás donde tus pensamientos te han traído; mañana estarás donde tus pensamientos te lleven.”
― James Allen, As You Think

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“Man is made or unmade by himself; in the armory of thought he forges the weapons by which he destroys himself. He also fashions the tools with which he builds for himself heavenly mansions of joy and strength and peace. By the right choice and true application of thought, man ascends to the Divine Perfection; by the abuse and wrong application of thought, he descends below the level of the beast. Between these two extremes are all the grades of character, and man is their maker and master.”
― James Allen

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