"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."
"The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart."James Allen on Helen Keller
"It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light."James Allen on Aristotle Onassis
"Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant."James Allen on Robert Louis Stevenson
"Try to be like the turtle - at ease in your own shell."James Allen on Bill Copeland
"Find a place inside where there's joy, and the joy will burn out the pain."James Allen on Joseph Campbell
"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."
"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."
"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."
"They who have conquered doubt and fear have conquered failure."
"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."