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Character-Building

Whether we know it or not welfare, day by day, building character—good, bad, or indifferent—into our spiritual, mental, and physical natures; for what is assimilated into or developed out of the spiritual or mental part of our being, sooner or later becomes manifest in the physical. And conversely our physical…
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Character

Character is a manifestation of inner reality —it is the outcome of the real life of the individual, the result of man's effort to express himself. Character is an effect, and only by tracing back within ourselves can we discover the springs of action in human life, and when we…
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Character and Its Expression

Endless are the marks of identification we carry about us, whether the insignia of rank, or mental scars and birthmarks. The evidences of our present outlook—the impress of the restless mind upon the plastic clay—are written all over the man, and head, face and hands are pages on which are…
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Originality of Character

That all people are not alike is often admitted, but few realize that this statement involves that everyone possesses something in his or her nature not to be found in another. That something, be it good or evil, great or small, strong or weak, is character. Not merely is it…
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Part VI: Character-Building Thought Power

A thought—good or evil—an act, in time a habit—so runslife's law: what you live in your thought-world, that, sooner orlater, you will find objectified in your life. Unconsciously we are forming habits every moment of our lives. Some are habits of a desirable nature; some are those of a most…
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The Gospel of Character

"A single hour of justice is worth seventy years of prayer." So says the Koran, and such thoughts and sentiments are to be found in every great world religion. There is no religion higher than truth! This is certainly to the point. The Gospel of Character is the one universal…
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Deeds, Character, and Destiny

There is, and always has been, a widespread belief in Fate, or Destiny, that is, in an eternal and inscrutable Power which apportions definite ends to both individuals and nations. This belief has arisen from long observation of the facts of life. Men are conscious that there are certain occurrences…
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Character

Talent is best formed in solitude But character upon the world's rough sea.—Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe The true sculptor seeks to mirror that which lies at the back of his surging brain. He hacks at the cold impassive stone-smooths off a little dust here, turns the line a little more…
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Elements in Character-Building

Will faith ever remain unscientific, will science ever remain uninspired? Faith cures disease, causes energy, clears the understanding, conquers men, gives the losing cause its final triumph. Faith as a law of scientific investigation has not been cultivated, and science as a method of divine inspiration has not been pursued.…
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The Mastery of Destiny

You can listen to James Allen's book The Mastery of Destiny using the player below. Click on the play button to listen online or you can download the files to your computer using the links in the download column for use on your iPod or other MP3 player. .mp3browser {width:100%} .mp3browser…
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As a Man Thinketh

You can listen to James Allen's book As a Man Thinketh using the player below. Click on the play button to listen online or you can download the files to your computer using the links in the download column for use on your iPod or other MP3 player. .mp3browser {width:100%}…
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Thought and Character

The aphorism, "As a man thinketh in his heart so is he, (Proverbs 23:7)" not only embraces the whole of a man's being, but is so comprehensive as to reach out to every condition and circumstance of his life. A man is literally what he thinks, his character being the…
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