James Allen Quote
“The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. [...] Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom.”
As A Man Thinketh (1902)
Born: November 28, 1864
Died: January 24, 1912 (aged 47)
Bio: James Allen was a British philosophical writer known for his inspirational books and poetry and as a pioneer of the self-help movement. His best known work, As a Man Thinketh, has been mass-produced since its publication in 1902. It has been a source of inspiration to motivational and self-help authors.
Quote of the day
“Sound is naught but broken air, And every speech that is spoken, Loud or privily, foul or fair, In its substance is but air; For as flame is but lighted smoke, So sound is air that is broken.”