"Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves they therefore remain bound."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."James Allen on Frederick Douglass
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."James Allen on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."James Allen on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"James Allen on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."James Allen on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."