Law of Attraction: Quotes from Past and Present Philosophers on the Power of Thought

Law of Attraction.  The belief that one can create their own reality by attracting that reality through thought.

It’s been all the rage as a topic of modern-day psychologists and philosophers, since the making of the movie, “The Secret,” several years ago.  But did you know that it’s been a focus — and an outright passion — of many other famous self-

Magnetic attractionhelp gurus for years, decades and even centuries?

The manifestation of your reality through your thought processes has become widely accepted as a truism, but many still don’t believe in the concept.  They call the future “destiny,” or

“coincidence,” and just don’t believe

that a person can help guide their future through the power of thought.

Still others may actually believe in the law of attraction, but don’t use it to create a positive future for themselves.

Do YOU believe in the widely recognized law of attraction?

Do you believe that what you think about most and what you conceive with passion will manifest?  If you’re on the fence, or you need some reassurance that great minds actually whole-heartedly believe that you attract into existence what you think about, take a look at some inspiring quotes by well-recognized thought leaders.  Notice that philosophers today are saying the same basic things about thought as the greats from centuries ago:

Famous Quotes About the Power of Thought and the Law of Attraction

“What we are today comes from our thoughts of yesterday, and our present thoughts build our life of tomorrow. Our life is the creation of our mind.” Buddha

“Our life always expresses the result of our dominant toughts.” Soren Kierkegaard (mid- 1800s Danish philosopher)

“The person who sends out positive thoughts activates the world around him positively and draws back to himself positive results.” Norman Vincent Peale (1898-1993 Protestant preacher)

“You become what you think about all day long.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“You are today wh

ere your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you.” James Allen 1864-1912 American essayist

“Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.” Marcus Aurelius

“What you think, you become.”

Buddha (563 B.C. -483 B.C.; founder of Buddhism)

“The mind is everything; what you think, you become.”

Socrates (470 B.C. – 399 B.C.; Greek philosopher)

“Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.”

Napoleon Hill (1883-1970; American self-help author)

‘Thought is th

e sculptor who can create the person you want to be.”

Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862 American philosopher)

“A man is literally what he thinks.”

James Allen (1864-1912, American essayist)

“Man is what he believes.”


on Chekhov (1860-1904, Russian author)

“Reality is a projection of your thoughts or the things you habitually think about.”             Stephen Richards (20th Century self-help author)

“Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.”

Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945;

32nd President of the United States)

“For as he thinks in his heart, so is he.”    

Bible; Proverbs 23:7 NKJV

““What we think determines what happens to us, so if we want to change our lives, we need to stretch our minds.”

Wayne Dyer  (1940-2015; teacher, speaker, self-help author)

So if these great minds believe that the mind can create and attract tomorrow’s reality, I think that there might just be something to it.

Are there more quotes on the power of the mind?  Heck yeah, and I’m sure there are some excellent ones I’ve missed.

Have you got a quote about the power of the mind that deserves to be listed here?  I’d love to hear from you.  Just send them through “comments” below.

Want more from some of the greats on the Law of Attraction and the power of the mind?  Check out these resources below.

Experiencing the Miraculous with Dr Wayne Dyer
Experiencing the Miraculous, by Dr. Wayne Dyer; 4 DVD Set
Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill (Original, Unabridged 12 CD Set)




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