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


Other quotes by James Allen

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

To desire is to obtain; to aspire is to achieve.

Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.

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.

A man is literally what he thinks.

About James Allen

Profession: Author
Nationality: British
Born: 1864
Died: 1864


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