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Prentice Mulford-40 Powerful Quotes for Success

Prentice Mulford is today remembered as the man who played a pivotal role in the development of the New Thought movement. Other New Thought authors like Christian D Larson and Jospeh Murphy all appear to have been influeneced by Mulford’s work. But first of all who was Prentice Mulford?

Prentice Mulford was born on 5 April 1834 and he died on 27 May 1891. During his lifetime however, Prentice Mulford wrote several books. His writings are in line with the Law of Attraction and we can see this in greater detail by looking at Prentice Mulford’s quotes. These quotes have been extracted from a variety of his books. Let’s dig in!

Prentice Mulford Quotes

  1. Fear is but another name for lack of power to control our minds, or, in other words, to control the kind of thought we think or put out.”
  2. “There are thousands of things, events and scenes in your past life which it is more profitable to forget than to remember. By so forgetting you allow entrance for new idea, which is new life. By remembering you prevent the coming to you of such new idea and life.”
  3. “All experiences are valuable for the wisdom they bring or suggest. But when you have once gained wisdom and knowledge from any experience, there is little profit in repeating it, especially if it has been unpleasant.”
  4. “Our thought is the unseen magnet, ever attracting its correspondence in things seen and tangible.”
  5. “When you say to yourself, ‘I am going to have a pleasant visit or a pleasant journey,’ you are literally sending elements and forces ahead of your body that will arrange things to make your visit or journey pleasant….Our thoughts, or in other words, our state of mind, is ever at work ‘fixing up’ things good or bad in advance.”
  6. “Life means the development in us of powers and pleasures which fiction in its highest flights has never touched.”
  7. “Unreasoning prejudices are bred out of the continual living in the past”
  8. “In the spiritual life every person is his or her own discoverer, and you need not grieve if your discoveries are not believed in by others. It is your business to push on find more and increase individual happiness.”
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  10. “The science of happiness lies in controlling our thought and getting thought from sources of healthy life.”
  11. “The first step toward either preventing or curing any form of disease is to get out of your mind the belief and error that your mental force is growing less or can grow less. That is impossible. It may seem to grow less because of the severity of your trials and afflictions. Bodies may go to waste, but the unseen Force or Mind using those bodies never wastes or decreases.” – Prentice Mulford (The Gift of The Spirit 1917)
  12.  “Love is an element which though physically unseen is as real as air or water.”- Prentice Mulford
  13. The man who succeeds must always in mind or imagination live, move, think, and act as if he had gained that success, or he never will gain it.- Prentice Mulford
  14. “Love is an element which through physically unseen is as real as air or water. It is an acting, living, moving force, and in that far greater world of life all around us, of which physical sense is unaware, it moves in waves and current like those of an ocean.- Prentice Mulford (Thoughts are Things 1908)
  15. Our thought is the unseen magnet, ever attracting its correspondence in things seen and tangible.
  16. “We get the element of love only in proportion as we have it in us.”
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  18.  “The bigot of every age and creed has been the person thinking he could of himself make himself an angel.”
  19. “Your thoughts shape your face, and give it its peculiar expression.Your thoughts determine the attitude, carriage, and shape of your whole body.”
  20. “Ugliness of expression comes of unconscious transgressions of a law.”
  21. “A person who sets his or her mind on the dark side of life, who lives over and over the misfortunes and disappointments of the past, prays for similar misfortunes and disappointments in the future. If you will see nothing but ill luck in the future, you are praying for such ill luck and will surely get it.”
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  22. “Every regret, every mournful thought, takes so much out of your life. It is force used to pile on more misery.”- Prentice Mulford
  23. “Every thought of yours is a real thing – a force.”- Prentice Mulford
  24. “Faith is power to believe and power to see.” –Prentice Mulford
  25. “Goodwill to others is constructive thought. It helps build you up. It is good for your body. It makes vour blood purer, your muscles stronger, and your whole form more symmetrical in shape. It is the real elixir of life. The more such thought you attract to you, the more life you will have.”- Prentice Mulford
  26. “Power comes of looking forward with hope – of expecting and demanding the better things to come. That is the law of the Infinite Mind, and when we follow it we live in that mind.”- Prentice Mulford
  27. “The man who succeeds must always in mind or imagination live, move, think, and act as if he had gained that success, or he never will gain it.”- Prentice Mulford
  28. “To say a thing must be, is the very power that makes it.”
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  29. “The science of happiness lies in controlling our thought and getting thought from sources of healthy life.”
    Prentice Mulford
  30. “Goodwill to others … helps build you up. It is good for your body. It makes your blood purer, your muscles stronger, and your whole form more symmetrical in shape. It is the real elixir of life.”
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From these quotes it is clear that at the basis of Prentice Mulford’s teachings is the Law of Attraction. Just as the Law of Attraction states that our thoughts create so too does Mulford’s teachings. His book title Thoughts are Things says it all.

I hope these Prentice Mulford quotes have lit a spark within you and you will carry them with you as you go about your daily business. It is one thing reading these things and another to practise them. If you would like to add Prentice Mulford books to your library, you can follow the Amazon link below.

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