Robert Collier was an American author of self-help, and New Thought metaphysical books in the 20th century. He was the nephew of Peter Fenelon Collier, founder of Collier's Weekly.
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Start where you are. Distant fields always look greener, but opportunity lies right where you are. Take advantage of every opportunity of service.
All riches have their origin in mind. Wealth is in ideas -- not money.
One comes to believe whatever one repeats to oneself sufficiently often, whether the statement be true of false. It comes to be dominating thought in one's mind.
Most of us, swimming against the tides of trouble the world knows nothing about, need only a bit of praise or encouragement - and we will make the goal.
Supply always comes on the heels of demand.
Faith is the confidence, the assurance, the enforcing truth, the knowing.
All through nature, you will find the same law. First the need, then the means.
One might as well try to ride two horses moving in different directions, as to try to maintain in equal force two opposing or contradictory sets of desires.
Plant the seed of desire in your mind and it forms a nucleus with power to attract to itself everything needed for its fulfillment.
Your real self - the "I am I" - is master of this land, the ruler of this empire. You rightfully have power and dominion over it, all its inhabitants, and all contained in its realm.
Pictures help you to form the mental mold.
In every adversity there lies the seed of an equivalent advantage.
In every defeat is a lesson showing you how to win the victory next time.
If you see yourself as prosperous, you will be.
If you see yourself as continually hard up, that is exactly what you will be.
See the things you want as already yours.
Think of them as yours, as belonging to you, as already in your possession.
Every contrivance of man, every tool, every instrument, every utensil, every article designed for use, of each and every kind, evolved from a very simple beginnings.
Begin to free yourself at once by doing all that is possible with the means you have, and as you proceed in this spirit the way will open for you to do more.
The source and center of all man's creative power.
.. is his power of making images, or the power of imagination.
Achievement is the entirety of little deliberations, rehashed all the live long day.
Vision - It reaches beyond the thing that is, into the conception of what can be. Imagination gives you the picture. Vision gives you the impulse to make the picture your own.
You must intensify and render continuous by repeatedly presenting with suggestive ideas and mental pictures of the feast of good things, and the flowing fountain, which awaits the successful achievement or attainment of the desires.
It is only when you despair of all ordinary means, it is only when you convince it that it must help you or you perish, that the seed of life in you bestirs itself to provide a new resource.
Make your mold. The best flux in the world will not make a usable shape unless you have a mold to pour it in.
First the stalk -- then the roots. First the need -- then the means to satisfy that need. First the nucleus -- then the elements needed for its growth.
You can do anything you think you can.
This knowledge is literally the gift of the gods, for through it you can solve every human problem. It should make of you an incurable optimist. It is the open door.
You cannot hold on to anything good. You must be continually giving - and getting. You cannot hold on to your seed. You must sow it - and reap anew. You cannot hold on to riches. You must use them and get other riches in return.
Take the first step, and your mind will mobilize all its forces to your aid.
But the first essential is that you begin. Once the battle is startled, all that is within and without you will come to your assistance.
The great thing is the start -- to see an opportunity for service, and to start doing it, even though in the beginning you serve but a single customer -- and him for nothing.
The great successful men of the world have used their imaginations.
All of us have bad luck and good luck.
The man who persists through the bad luck -- who keeps right on going -- is the man who is there when the good luck comes -- and is ready to receive it.
It is your work to clear away the mass of encumbering material of thoughts, so that you may bring into plain view the precious thing at the center of the mass.
If you don't make things happen then things will happen to you.
Very few persons, comparatively, know how to Desire with sufficient intensity.
They do not know what it is to feel and manifest that intense, eager, longing, craving, insistent, demanding, ravenous Desire which is akin to the persistent, insistent, ardent, overwhelming desire of the drowning man for a breath of air; of the shipwrecked or desert-lost man for a drink of water; of the famished man for bread and meat
It is only through your conscious mind that you can reach the subconscious.
Your conscious mind is the porter at the door, the watchman at the gate. It is to the conscious mind that the subconscious looks for all its impressions.
The headline of an advertisement accounts for 60% of the pull of that ad.
In the same way, the start of a letter makes or breaks the letter, because if the start does not interest your reader, he never gets down to the rest of your letter.