"In all human affairs there are efforts, and there are results, and the strength of the effort is the measure of the result."
"We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot."James Allen on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."James Allen on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."James Allen on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."James Allen on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."James Allen on Ernest Hemingway
"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."