As A Man Thinketh - James Allen

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"All that we achieve and all that we fail to achieve is the direct result of our own thoughts."

As a Man Thinketh is a classic in the truest sense: few books have been so widely read, have stood the test of time so well, have had such an impact on generations of readers, and have carried such a simple, profound message: You are what you think.

Og Mandino counted "As a Man Thinketh" among the top ten success books of all time.

James Allen is something of an enigma: little is known of his life other than that he was born in Leicester, England, and spent his later years in Ilfracombe where he wrote over twenty books.

Of these, "As a Man Thinketh" was by far the most successful, despite the author having felt that it was a minor work.

In fact, it has remained in print for a century, has been translated into at least five major languages, and has influenced the lives of untold millions with its powerful message.


1. Introduction

2. Thought and Character

3. Effect Of Thought On Circumstances

4. Effects Of Thoughts On Health And Body

5. Thought And Purpose

6. The Thought-Factor In Achievement

7. Visions And Ideals

8. Serenity