35 Inspirational James Allen Quotes On Success

35 Inspirational James Allen Quotes On Success

James Allen 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 1903. It has been a source of inspiration to motivational and self-help authors. May his quotes inspire you to use your mind in the correct manner and take action so that you may live your dreams.

1. “No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.” James Allen

2. “The man who does not shrink from self-crucifixion can never fail to accomplish the object upon which the heart is set.” James Allen

3. “You are today where your thoughts have brought you.” James Allen

4. “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

5. “Men are anxious to improve their circumstances but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.” James Allen

6. “A man is literally what he thinks.” James Allen

7. “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

8. “You will become as small as your controlling desire; as great as your dominant aspiration.” James Allen

9. “As you think, you travel, and as you love, you attract.” James Allen

10. “Self-control is strength.” James Allen

11. “Right thought is mastery.” James Allen

12. “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

13. “Not what he wishes and prays for does a man get but what he justly earns. His wishes and prayers are only gratified and answered when they harmonize with his thoughts and actions.” James Allen

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

15. “Calmness is power.” James Allen

16. “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 him, your world will at last be built.” James Allen

17. “You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.” James Allen

18. “They who have conquered doubt and fear have conquered failure.” James Allen

19. “A man only begins to be a man when he ceases to whine and revile. 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

20. “Let your soul expand, let your heart reach out to others in loving and generous warmth, and great and lasting will be your joy, and all prosperity will come to you.” James Allen

21. “The dreamers are the saviors of the worlds.” James Allen

22. “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

23. “The outer conditions of a person’s life will always be found to reflect their inner beliefs.” James Allen

24. “A person is only by the thoughts that he chooses.” James Allen

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

26. “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

27. “Harmony is one phase of the law whose spiritual expression is love.” James Allen

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

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

30. “As a man thinketh in his heart, so shall he be.” James Allen

31. “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

32. “It is a process of diverting one’s scattered forces into one powerful channel.” James Allen

33. “Men do not attract which they want but that which they are.” James Allen

34. “He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would accomplish much must sacrifice much.” James Allen

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