James Allen (28 November 1864 - 24 January 1912) was a British philosophical writer known for his inspirational books and poetry and as a pioneer of the self-help movement. His best known work, As a Man Thinketh, has been mass-produced since its publication in 1903. It has been a source of inspiration to motivational and self-help authors.
As a Man Thinkethby James Allen
"Eat thou not the bread of
James Allen's As a Man Thinketh reminds us that our thoughts control our actions and mold who we are as a person. Good and generous thoughts bring about good and generous actions. Thoughts of greed and covetousness show themselves in selfish and paranoid behavior. Feed your mind on healthful thoughts and happiness and success will follow.
"Eat thou not the bread of him that hath an evil eye, neither desire thou his dainty meats: For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he: Eat and drink, saith he to thee; but his heart is not with thee. The morsel which thou hast eaten shalt thou vomit up, and lose thy sweet words."
Mind is the Master power that molds and makes,
And Man is Mind, and evermore he takes The tool of Thought, and, shaping what he wills,
Brings forth a thousand joys, a thousand ills: -
He thinks in secret, and it comes to pass:
Environment is but his looking-glass.
James Allen was a British philosophical writer known for his inspirational books and poetry and as a pioneer of self-help movement. Allen's practical philosophy for successful living has awakened millions to the discovery that "they themselves are makers of themselves". Allen insists that it is within the power of each person to form his own character and create his own happiness.
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