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Control over Circumstances: Mastering Life Through Thought

Control over Circumstances: Mastering Life Through Thought

"As a Man Thinketh" is a classic self-help book written by James Allen. It emphasizes the power of thoughts in shaping one's life and circumstances.

Here are the main points from the book along with some notable quotes:

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1- Thoughts and Character:

1- Thoughts and Character:

Thoughts and Character: The book underscores the profound connection between our thoughts and our character. It suggests that our thoughts are like seeds that plant the foundation of our personality. Just as seeds grow into distinct plants, our thoughts eventually shape our actions and behaviors, defining our character and influencing the way we interact with the world.

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2- Mind's Creative Power:

2- Mind's Creative Power:

Mind's Creative Power: Allen delves into the idea that the mind is a powerful creator. Our thoughts, he argues, have the ability to manifest as our reality. Just as an artist's canvas reflects their thoughts, our life circumstances mirror the thoughts we consistently entertain. This concept highlights the need to cultivate positive, constructive thoughts that lead to desired outcomes.

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3- Positive Thinking:

3- Positive Thinking:

Positive Thinking: The book champions the significance of positive thinking in shaping our lives. It suggests that when we nurture optimistic thoughts, we're more likely to engage in actions that lead to positive results. By maintaining a positive outlook, we not only influence our internal state but also attract positivity from external circumstances.

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4- Self-Discipline:

4- Self-Discipline:

 Allen focuses on the role of self-discipline in managing our thoughts. He contends that self-discipline involves choosing thoughts that align with our goals and values. By exercising control over our thought patterns, we can navigate challenges and setbacks with resilience, ultimately steering our lives towards success and contentment.

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5- Responsibility for Thoughts:

5- Responsibility for Thoughts:

 The book places a significant emphasis on personal responsibility for thoughts. It argues that individuals have the power to reshape their lives by consciously selecting thoughts that align with their aspirations. This notion empowers readers to become active creators of their destiny rather than passive recipients of circumstance.

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JAMES ALLEN

"As a man thinketh in his heart, so is he."

JAMES ALLEN

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"A man is literally what he thinks, his character being the complete sum of all his thoughts."

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"The soul attracts that which it secretly harbors; that which it loves, and also that which it fears."

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"Circumstance does not make the man; it reveals him to himself."

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"Cherish your visions; cherish your ideals; cherish the music that stirs in your heart, the beauty that forms in your mind, the loveliness that drapes your purest thoughts."

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JAMES ALLEN

"The oak sleeps in the acorn; the bird waits in the egg. Dreams are the seedlings of realities."

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"You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you."

JAMES ALLEN

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CURATED BY

alexbene

Being an ambivert person, I am too much fond of reading, and always eager to learn.

CURATOR'S NOTE

The book encourages readers to take control of their thoughts and focus on cultivating a positive and constructive mindset. It teaches that by shaping one's thoughts, individuals can shape their destiny and create a life of purpose and success.

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