Popular Wallace D. Wattles Quotes

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


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.


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.


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.


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.