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Product Details

  • Paperback: 62 pages
  • Publisher: Tribeca Books (July 3, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1612930220
  • ISBN-13: 978-1612930220
  • Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 x 0.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (562 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,965 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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``This little volume (the result of meditation and experience) is not intended as an exhaustive treatise on the much-written upon subject of the power of thought. It is suggestive rather than explanatory, its object being to stimulate men and women to the discovery and perception of the truth that - --from The Author, James Allen

About the Author

JAMES ALLEN (1864-1912) was an Englishman who retired from the business world to pursue a lifestyle of writing and contemplation. His books are classics in the fields of inspiration and spirituality.

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Very well written.
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This book masterfully captures some if not all the basic laws of a happy and fulfilling life!
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This book, for me, has been life changing.
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22 of 23 people found the following review helpful By Aistis Zidanavicius on December 26, 2013
Format: Paperback
How much do you like yourself? Do you like what you do? How you look like? How you live? Are you the person you are wishing to be? Is your life going in the best way that could be for you? If not, then who is responsible for your life? The answer is simple - YOU ARE!

As A Man Thinketh will make you rethink your life. It's a book about any human's view to life. What/Who is creating you? Is there any circumstance which makes your life as it is, or is that you - yourself? Although many people are thinking that their life is based on many different circumstances, it's not true. You are the only one who creates those circumstances around you. The simple answer is that there are actions and there are outcomes. Certain actions create certain results in your life and those actions begin with your thoughts. The circumstances just make your actions sharper.

I agree with the author for one hundred percent. We are what we are thinking every day, what is deep in our hearts. One of the sayings is that "Money spoils people". It's not true. Money just makes people to be more visual for who they really are. If person is good in his heart and thoughts, no money will make him evil, but if he is not, everything will make him bad.

The good news is that we can change everything with no additional circumstances or features. We can change our lives just by starting to think in a different direction. It will require will, persistence and patience, but that's the only way to do that. If you are happy with your life, great! If not, if there is anything that you are not happy about in your life, you will need the advises from this book. Don't wait, any hesitation will have certain results and probably you won't be happy about them.

Are you creating yourself that you admire and are proud of?
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14 of 14 people found the following review helpful By Cupcake6238 on October 13, 2012
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This book was so amazing. It has changed my life in such a positive way. My thought life is the biggest contributor to my quality of life and up until this book, I had not realized how much control I can have over the direction it takes.
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11 of 11 people found the following review helpful By donyelle magee on March 10, 2013
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I like how it was kept simple and plain. I mean there is no magic to achieving what you want. People always try to make it seem as if there is some special code that makes you great in every area of your life. James Allen explains how simple it is and the fact that it starts small and has to increase over time. Everything doesn't just happen in a couple of months or a year. It is an ongoing process and he explains how you can never be relaxed in your thought life. It was very enlightening and refurbishing for my mind.
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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful By Barry Evans on January 5, 2013
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This book is my bible. It was given to me by my father when I was 16 years old. I had no idea of the meaning of the book until I was 35 years old although I had tried to read it numerous times over the years. It is a most positve way of living your life. Although it was writen over a hundred years ago it is timeless.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on November 17, 2013
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Powerful. Insightful. Thought provoking. Life changing. Applicable on many levels.

A quick read that takes on a new meaning everytime you re-read it. Recommend it to anyone wanting to improve their current situtation...whatever that might be.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Mel Baldwin on October 4, 2012
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This book is a must-read. It is a slow read, and it truly does make you think. Keep in mind that saying "men" is just a style of the times; this book is NOT specific to men in any way. This book will really make you think about the choices you make in your life without thinking!
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23 of 31 people found the following review helpful By Miss Jeanie on February 27, 2012
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I was so excited to receive my copy as it's been ages since I've read this book. This is very disappointing. I don't know how they managed to get so many typos in one puny little excuse for a book. Be sure when you order, to get the original. That's what I am off to do now!
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As A Man Thinketh is a short essay that was written back in 1902, but is still as relevant as it was over 110 years ago. The basic premise behind the essay is that we as human beings can generate the results we want if we carefully control the thoughts that go into and come out of our minds. It's a reiteration of the oldest self-improvement maxim out there: You are what you think. The essay covers topics such as your ability to influence circumstances, health, level of success and your own happiness. The most useful of the images that Allen uses is to view your mind as a garden. You need to care for your mind like a gardener cares for his garden. Remove the bad weeds (negative thoughts/excuses) and cultivate the good plants and flowers (positive thoughts). A powerful message (though a little Puritanical for my taste) that is without a doubt true...though very difficult to execute. Worth a read on your lunch hour if you need to reset your brain to eliminate negative thinking.
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