Robert Collier quotes

Who on Earth is Robert Collier?

Robert Collier was a selt-help author who inspired Rhonda Byrne to write The Secret. He is known for his book The Secret of the Ages which was published in 1926.

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Robert Collier quotes

“All motion is cyclic. It circulates to the limits of its possibilities and then returns to its starting point.”

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“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.”

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“All power is from within and therefore under our control.”

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“All riches have their origin in mind.”

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“Any thought that is passed on to the subconscious often enough and convincingly enough is finally accepted.”

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“Be sure to visualize only what you want. The law works both ways. If you visualize your worries and your fears, you will make them real. Control your thoughts and you will control circumstances. Conditions will be what you make them.”

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“Constant repetition carries conviction.”

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“Desire is proof of the availability.”

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“Fear is merely creative thought in negative form.”

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“I shall pass through this world but once. Any good, therefore, that I can do or any kindness that I can show to any human being let me do it now. Let me not defer it or neglect it for I shall not pass this way again.”

Robert Collier Riches Within Your Reach

“If you don't make things happen then things will happen to you.”

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“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.”

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“Make every thought, every fact, that comes into your mind pay you a profit. Make it work and produce for you. Think of things not as they are but as they might be. Don’t merely dream.”

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“Make your mold. The best flux in the world will not make a usable shape unless you have a mold to pour it in.”

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“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.”

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“Now he that planteth and he that watereth are one; and every man shall receive his own reward according to his own labour.”

Robert Collier The Secret of the Ages

“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.”

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“Our subconscious minds have no sense of humour, play no jokes and cannot tell the difference between reality and an imagined thought or image. What we continually think about eventually will manifest in our lives.”

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“People blame their environment. There is only one person to blame – and only one – themselves.”

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“Plant the seed of desire in your mind and it forms a nucleus with power to attract to itself everything needed for its fulfillment.”

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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.”

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“Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.”

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“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 started, all that is within and without you will come to your assistance.”

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“The essence of this law is that you must think abundance; see abundance, feel abundance, believe abundance. Let no thought of limitation enter your mind.”

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“The first essentials, of course, is to know what you want.”

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“The first principle of success is desire – knowing what you want. Desire is the planting of your seed.”

Robert Collier The Secret of the Ages

“The first principle of success is desire – knowing what you want. Desire is the planting of your seed. 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… ”

Robert Collier The Secret of the Ages

“The great successful men of the world have used their imagination. They think ahead and create their mental picture in all its details, filling in here, adding a little there, altering this a bit and that a bit, but steadily building – steadily building.”

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“The Kingdom of Heaven is within you.”

Robert Collier The Secret of the Ages

“The law of the universe is the law of supply. You see it on every hand. Nature is lavish in everything she does.”

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“The mere fact that you have obstacles to overcome is in your favor...”

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“The Universal Mind expresses itself largely through the individual. It is continually seeking an outlet.”

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“The world is to each one of us the world of his individual perceptions.”

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“There is nothing on earth that you cannot have once you have mentally accepted the fact that you can have it.”

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“Think of things not as they are, but as they might be... Don't merely dream... but create.”

Robert Collier The Secret of the Ages

“Thought is energy. Mental images are concentrated energy. And energy concentrated on any definite purpose becomes power.”

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“Visualize this thing you want. See it, feel it, believe in it. Make your mental blueprint and begin.”

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“We always place that little word "but" after our wishes and desires, feeling deep down that there are some things too good to be true.”

Robert Collier The Secret of the Ages

“You are today the result of your thoughts of yesterday, and the many yesterdays preceding it. You are forming today the mold for what you will be in the years to come.”

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“You can do anything you think you can. For through it you can solve every human problem. It should make of you an incurable optimist. It is the open door.”

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“You can do anything you wish to do, have anything you wish to
have, be anything you wish to be.”

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“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.”

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“You have to compete in the same way for your reader's attention. He is not looking for your letter. He has a thousand and one other things more important to him to occupy his mind. Why should he divert his attention from them to plow through pages of type about you or your projects?”

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“You have to sow before you can reap. You have to give before you can get.”

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“Your chances of success in any undertaking can always be measured by your belief in yourself.”

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