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The Science of Self-Control

We live in a scientific age. Men of science are numbered by thousands, and they are ceaselessly searching, analyzing, and experimenting with a view to discovery and the increase of knowledge. The shelves of our libraries, both public and private, are heavy with their load of imposing volumes on scientific…
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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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The Habit of Self-Control

Nothing is so fraught with peril in a human life as blind, uncontrolled animal impulse. The father or mother who sees a son or daughter fly into an uncontrolled passion or acting entirely and habitually on impulse may well tremble for the future of that child, unless the emotional forces…
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Light on Self-Control: The Door of Heaven

The foremost lesson which the world has to learn on its way to wisdom is the lesson of self-control. All the bitter punishments which men undergo in the school of experience are inflicted because they have failed to learn this lesson. Apart from self-control, salvation is a meaningless word, and…
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Self-Control

What is self-control? It is that which makes a man a man, for until a man controls himself he is a man only in name. Self-mastery is shown when a good act is done instead of a bad act. Thoughts are acts, and he who thinks purely and righteously has…
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Self-Control and Happiness

When mental energy allowed to follow the line of least resistance, and to fall into easy channels, it is called weakness. When it is gathered, focused, and forced into upward and different directions, it becomes power; and this concentration of energy and acquisition of power is brought about by means…
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