"No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks."
"When you rise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason to give thanks, the fault lies in yourself."James Allen on Tecumseh
"Be true to yourself, help others, make each day your masterpiece, make friendship a fine art, drink deeply from good books - especially the Bible, build a shelter against a rainy day, give thanks for your blessings and pray for guidance every day."James Allen on John Wooden
"When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect toward others."James Allen on Dalai Lama
"Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light."James Allen on Albert Schweitzer
"Appreciation is the highest form of prayer, for it acknowledges the presence of good wherever you shine the light of your thankful thoughts."James Allen on Alan Cohen
"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."