Famous Quotations Regarding Affirmations


Below you will find some of the most famous quotes regarding the power of affirmations from various writers.

Read them and digest them.

Therein lies a key.

These repetitive words and phrases are merely methods of convincing the subconscious mind.

Claude M. Bristol

1891-1951, American Author of ”The Magic of Believing”

It’s the repetition of AFFIRMATIONs that leads to belief. And once that belief becomes a deep conviction, things begin to happen.

Claude M. Bristol

1891-1951, American Author of ”The Magic of Believing”

You must begin to think of yourself as becoming the person you want to be.

David Viscott

American Author, Speaker, Trainer

First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do.

Epictetus

50-120, Stoic Philosopher

We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.

Florence Scovel Shinn

American Artist, Metaphysics Teacher, Author

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.”

Florence Scovel Shinn

American Artist, Metaphysics Teacher, Author

Only one thing registers on the subconscious mind: repetitive application — practice. What you practice is what you manifest.

Grace Speare

It is always easier to believe than to deny. Our minds are naturally affirmative.

John Burroughs

1837-1921, American Naturalist, Author

I figured that if I said it enough, I would convince the world that I really was the greatest.

Muhammad Ali

1942-, American Boxer

Belief consists in accepting the AFFIRMATIONs of the soul; unbelief, in denying them.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

1803-1882, American Poet, Essayist

Don’t be a cynic and disconsolate preacher. Don’t bewail and moan. Omit the negative propositions. Challenge us with incessant affirmatives. Don’t waste yourself in rejection, or bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

1803-1882, American Poet, Essayist

You must intensify and render continuous by repeatedly presenting with suggestive ideas and mental pictures of the feast of good things, and the flowing fountain, which awaits the successful achievement or attainment of the desires.

Robert Collier

American Writer, Publisher

Constant repetition carries conviction.

Robert Collier

American Writer, Publisher

One comes to believe whatever one repeats to oneself sufficiently often, whether the statement be true of false. It comes to be dominating thought in one’s mind.

Robert Collier

American Writer, Publisher

Any thought that is passed on to the subconscious often enough and convincingly enough is finally accepted.

Robert Collier

American Writer, Publisher

Our subconscious minds have no sense of humour, play no jokes and cannot tell the difference between reality and an imagined thought or image. What we continually think about eventually will manifest in our lives.

Sidney Madwed

American Speaker, Consultant, Author, Poet

Decide what you want and write your goals. Then convert your goals into positive, present tense statements called AFFIRMATIONs. Affirm your goals each day until they become part of your subconscious mechanism.

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