Thursday, September 11, 2008
Quotes from "As a Man Thinketh" - by James Allen
Man is the master of thought, the molder of character,and the maker and shaper of condition, environment, and destiny.
Good thoughts and actions can never produce bad results; bad thoughts and actions can never produce good results.
Out of a clean heart comes a clean life and a clean body. Out of a defiled mind proceeds a defiled life and a corrupt body.
The universe does not favor the greedy, the dishonest, the vicious, although on the mere surface it may sometimes appear to do so; it helps the honest, the magnanimous, the virtuous.
The vision that you glorify in your mind, the Ideal that you enthrone in your heart-this you will build your life by, this you will become.
The strong, calm man is always loved and revered. He is like a shade-giving tree in a thirsty land, or a sheltering rock in a storm.
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.