Wallace D. Wattles Quotes

Do not let other people decide what you are to be. Be what you feel you want to be.


An ounce of doing things is worth a pound of theorizing.


You can not retain a true and clear vision of wealth if you are constantly turning your attention to opposing pictures, whether they be external or imaginary.


Do not talk about your greatness; you are really, in essential nature, no greater than those around you.


So surely as you find yourself in the mental attitude of haste, just so surely may you know that you are out of the mental attitude of greatness. Hurry and fear will instantly cut your connect with the universal mind.


You are not barred from attaining greatness by heredity. No matter who or what your ancestors may have been or how unlearned or lowly their station, the upward way is open for you. There is no such thing as inheriting a fixed mental position; no matter how small the mental capital we receive from our parents, it may be increased; no man is incapable of growth.


There is no possibility in any man that is not in every man


A person’s way of doing things is a direct result of the way he thinks about things.


Faith-not a faith in one’s self or in one’s own powers but faith in principle; in the Something Great which upholds right, and which may be relied upon to give us the victory in due time. Without this faith it is not possible for any one to rise to real greatness.


You still indulge in distrustful fears that things will go wrong, or that people will betray you, or mistreat you; get above all of them.


Thinking is the hardest and most exhausting of all labor; and hence many people shrink from it.


Close your ears to all adverse suggestions. Never mind if people call you a fool and a dreamer. Dream on.


No possible combination of circumstances can keep a man down, if he makes his personal attitude right and determines to rise.


Learn to pay attention to your body with the relaxed attitude of gratitude, trust, curiosity and unconditional love rather than being pushed around by habit, fear, anxiety, social customs, other people’s schedules and other people’s ideas about what is good for you.


Desire for increased wealth is not evil… it is simply the desire for more abundant life; it is aspiration.


The daily practice of gratitude is one of the conduits by which your wealth will come to you.


Faith-not a faith in one’s self or in one’s own powers but faith in principle; in the Something Great which upholds right, and which may be relied upon to give us the victory in due time. Without this faith it is not possible for any one to rise to real greatness.


Whenever you find yourself hurrying, call a halt; fix your attention on the mental image of the thing you want, and being to give thanks that you are getting it. The exercise of GRATITUDE will never fail to strengthen your faith and renew your purpose