Blind souls that love the darkness,
And drowse in stupor dense,
In darkness of gross evil,
Or twilight joys sense,
Come, quit your caves and dungeons,
Come out into the light,
Tho' first its rays with blindness
Afflict your dazzled sight.
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James Allen was a little-known philosophical writer and poet. He is best recognized for his book, As a Man Thinketh. Allen wrote about complex subjects such as faith, destiny, love, patience, and religion but had the unique ability of explaining these subjects clearly and in a way that is easy to understand. He often wrote about cause and effect, sowing and reaping, as well as overcoming sadness, sorrow, and grief. For more information on the life of James Allen, click here.