Great Throughts Treasury

A database of quotes

Florence Scovel Shinn

American Artist, Book Illustrator, New Thought Spiritual Teacher and Metaphysical Writer

"The game of life is a game of boomerangs. Our thoughts, deeds and words return to us sooner or later with astounding accuracy."

"Giving opens the way for receiving. "

"Every great work, every big accomplishment, has been brought into manifestation through holding to the vision, and often just before the big achievement, comes apparent failure and discouragement. "

"You will be a failure, until you impress the subconscious with the conviction you are a success. This is done by making an affirmation which "clicks." "

"Fear and impatience demagnetize. Poise magnetizes."

"No man is a success in business unless he loves his work. "

"Infinite Spirit, open the way for my great abundance. I am an irresistible magnet for all that belongs to me by Divine Right."

"I do not limit God by seeing limitation in myself. With God and myself all things are possible."

"I am in perfect harmony with the working of the law, for I know that Infinite Intelligence knows nothing of obstacles, time or space. It knows only completion."

"In the Divine Design there is no limitation, only health, wealth, love and perfect self-expression."

"Believe you can do it. Believing something can be done puts your mind to work for you and helps you find ways to do it."

"I now exercize my fearless faith in three ways - by thinking, speaking and acting. I am unmoved by appearances, therefore appearances move."

"I banish the past and now live in the wonderful now, where happy surprises come to me each day."

"So we see, to play successfully the game of life, we must train the imaging faculty. A person with an imaging faculty trained to image only good, brings into his life "every righteous desire of his heart" - health, wealth, love, friends, perfect self-expression, his highest ideals."

"A feeling of opulence must precede its manifestation."

"Adverse appearances work for my good, for God utilizes every person and every situation to bring to me my heart's desire. "Hindrances are friendly" and obstacles spring boards! I now jump into my good!"

"All channels are free and all doors fly open for my immediate and endless, Divinely Designed supply."

"All doors now open for happy surprises and the Divine Plan of my life is speeded up under grace."

"All power is given man (through right thinking) to bring his heaven upon his earth, and this is the goal of the Game of Life. The simple rules are fearless faith, nonresistance and love."

"All bondage is an illusion of the race consciousness. There is always a way out of every situation, under grace. Every man is free to do the will of God."

"All fear is now banished in the name of Jesus Christ, for I know there is no power to hurt. God is the one and only power."

"All obstacles now vanish from my pathway. Doors fly open, gates are lifted and I enter the Kingdom of fulfillment, under grace."

"All things I seek are now seeking me."

"All that is mine by Divine Right is now released and reaches me in great avalanches of abundance, under grace in miraculous ways."

"All power is given unto me to be meek and lowly of heart. I am willing to come last, therefore, I come first."

"As I am one with God, the Undivided One, I am one with my undivided love and undivided happiness."

"As I am one with God I am now one with my heart's desire."

"As I am one with the Undivided One, I am one with my undivided good."

"As the needle in the compass is true to the north, what is rightfully mine is true to me. I am the North!"

"Before you call you are answered, for the supply precedes the demand."

"Behold! I have set before thee the open door of Destiny and no man shall shut it, for it is nailed back."

"Be not weary of make-believing. When you least expect it you shall reap."

"Bless your enemy, and you rob him of his ammunition. His arrows will be transmuted into blessings."

"Divine ideas never conflict."

"Divine Love, through me, now dissolves all seeming obstacles and makes clear, easy and successful my way."

"Divine Order is now established in my mind, body and affairs. I see clearly and act quickly and my greatest expectations come to pass in a miraculous way."

"Divine Activity is now operating in my mind, body and affairs, whether I see it or not."

"Desire is a tremendous force, and must be directed in the right channels, or chaos ensues."

"Endless good now comes to me in endless ways."

"Faith is elastic. Stretch it to the end of your demonstration."

"Drown the reasoning mind with your affirmation. Jehoshaphat clapped his cymbals so that he wouldn't hear himself think."

"Faith without nerve is dead."

"Every man is a golden link in the chain of my good."

"Every act committed while angry or resentful brings unhappy reaction."

"God cannot fail, so I cannot fail. "The warrior within me" has already won."

"Fire is man's friend and is always in its right place doing its right work."

"Every plan my Father in heaven has not planned is dissolved and obliterated and the Divine Design of my life now comes to pass."

"Giving precedes receiving and my gifts to others precede God's gifts to me."

"God is incapable of separation or division; therefore, my good is incapable of separation or division. I am one with my undivided good."

"God is my unfailing and immediate supply of all good."