"You cannot escape the results of your thoughts. Whatever your present environment may be, you will fall, remain or rise with your thoughts, your vision, your ideal. You will become as small as your controlling desire; as great as your dominant aspiration"
- James Lane Allen
About this Quote
This quote by James Lane Allen is a pointer that our thoughts have a powerful influence on our lives. Our environment is a reflection of our thoughts, and our ideas identify our level of success. If we have a desire to stay small, we will remain small. However if we have a strong goal to increase, we will rise. Our ideas shape our truth, and we can not get away the outcomes of our thoughts. We need to bear in mind our thoughts and make every effort to have favorable, uplifting ideas that will lead us to success. We need to have a vision and a perfect that will direct us and assist us reach our goals. Our ideas are the secret to our success, and we must utilize them carefully.
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