Robert Collier

Robert
Collier
1885
1950

American Author of Self-Help and New Thought Metaphysical Books

Author Quotes

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.

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 - but create!

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

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.

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.

It sometimes seems that we have only to solve a thing greatly to get it.

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.

Imagination gives you the picture. Vision gives you the impulse to make the picture your own.

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 procrastinate when faced with a big difficult problem... break the problem into parts, and handle one part at a 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.

Faith is the confidence, the assurance, the enforcing truth, the knowing.

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.

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

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 beginning.

Constant repetition carries conviction.

Desire is proof of the availability...

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.

All through nature, you will find the same law. First the need, then the means.

As fast as each opportunity presents itself, use it! No matter how tiny an opportunity it may be, use it!

All power is from within and therefore under our control

All riches have their origin in mind. Wealth is in ideas -- not money.

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.

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

A single idea / the sudden flash of a thought / may be worth a million dollars.

Author Picture
First Name
Robert
Last Name
Collier
Birth Date
1885
Death Date
1950
Bio

American Author of Self-Help and New Thought Metaphysical Books