65 Inspirational Wallace Wattles Quotes On Success In Life

Wallace Delois Wattles was an American New Thought writer. He remains personally somewhat obscure, but his writing has been widely quoted and remains in print in the New Thought and self-help movements. Wattles’ best-known work is a 1910 book called The Science of Getting Rich in which he explains how to become wealthy. These Wallace Wattles quotes will motivate you.

Best Wallace Wattles Quotes

  1. “You can never become a great man or woman until you have overcome anxiety, worry, and fear. It is impossible for an anxious person, a worried one, or a fearful one to perceive truth; all things are distorted and thrown out of their proper relations by such mental states, and those who are in them cannot read the thoughts of God.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles
  2. “If you have not consciously made the decision to be rich, excellent, and healthy, then you have unconsciously made the decision to be poor, mediocre, and unhealthy.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles
  3. “The power which is in you, is in the things around you, and when you begin to move forward by faith, the things will arrange themselves for your advantage.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles
  4. “The very best thing you can do for the whole world is to make the most of yourself.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles

  5. “Whatever you habitually think yourself to be, that you are. You must form, now, a greater and better habit; you must form a conception of yourself as a being of limitless power, and habitually think that you are that being. It is the habitual, not the periodical thought that decides your destiny.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles
  6. “You must form a clear and definite mental picture of what you want. You cannot transmit an idea unless you have it yourself.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles
  7. “Close your ears to all adverse suggestions. Never mind if people call you a fool and a dreamer. Dream on.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles
  8. “By thought, the thing you want is brought to you. By action, you receive it” ~ Wallace D. Wattles

  9. “Nothing was ever in any man that is not in you; no man ever had more spiritual or mental power than you can attain, or did greater things than you can accomplish. You can become what you want to be.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles
  10. “Leave every person you come in contact with, with the impression of increase.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles
  11. “In daily life we must see that it is not happiness that makes us grateful, but gratefulness that makes us happy. It is necessary, then, to cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles
  12. “To become convinced that you can succeed is the first requisite to success.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles

  13. “To fix your attention on the best is to surround yourself with the best, and to become the best.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles
  14. “There is a thinking stuff from which all things are made, and which, in its original state, permeates, and fills the inter spaces of the universe.A thought in this substance, Produces the thing that is imaged by the thought.
    Man can form things in his thought, and by impressing his thought upon formless substance, can cause the thing he thinks about to be created.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles
  15. “The grateful mind continually expects good things, and expectation becomes faith.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles
  16. “You must get rid of the thought of competition. You are to create, not to compete for what is already created.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles
  17. “Hurry and fear will instantly cut your connect with the universal mind.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles

  18. “You cannot exercise much power without gratitude; for it is gratitude that keeps you connected with Power.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles
  19. “The only service that you can render God is to give expression to what he is trying to give to the world, through you. The only service you can render God is to make the very most of yourself in order that God may live in you to the utmost of your possibilities.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles
  20. “The more gratefully we fix our minds on the Supreme when good things come to us, the more good things we will receive, and the more rapidly they will come; and the reason simply is that the mental attitude of gratitude draws the mind into closer touch with the source from which the blessings come.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles
  21. “Cast out envy; you can have all that you want, and you need not envy any man what he has. Above all things, see to it that you do not hold malice or enmity toward any one; to do so cuts you off from the mind whose treasures you seek to make your own. Lay aside all narrow personal ambition and determine to seek the highest good.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles
  22. Greatness is attained only by the thinking of great thoughts.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles

  23. “Get rid of the idea that God wants you to sacrifice yourself for others, and that you can secure his favor by doing so; God requires nothing of the kind from you. What He wants is that you should make the most of yourself, for yourself, and for others; and you can help others more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles
  24. “Remember that poise and power are inseparably associated. The calm and balanced mind is the strong and great mind; the hurried and agitated mind is the weak one.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles
  25. “Nothing can go wrong in this world but yourself; and you can go wrong only by getting into the wrong mental attitude.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles
  26. “Never admit the possibility of failure, or speak in a way that infers failure as a possibility.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles

  27. “First, you believe that there is one intelligent substance, from which all things proceed. Second, you believe that this substance gives you everything you desire. And third, you relate yourself to it by a feeling of deep and profound gratitude.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles
  28. “You are to become a creator, not a competitor; you are going to get what you want, but in such a way that when you get it every other man will have more than he has now.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles
  29. “Act now. There is never any time but now, and there never will be any time but now.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles
  30. “Always do what you feel deeply in the within to be the true thing to do.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles
  31. “All you need is to know what you want, and to want it badly enough so that it will stay in your thoughts.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles
  32. “Abandon everything you have outgrown.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles

  33. “Become aware of and recognize fully the fact that the Principle of Power within you is God Himself. You must consciously identify yourself with the Highest.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles
  34. “The daily practice of gratitude is one of the conduits by which your wealth will come to you.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles
  35. “Statement of Being. There is one Mind, and I AM that Mind. That Mind is eternal, and it is Life. I am that Mind, and I am ETERNAL LIFE. That Mind knows no disease; I am that Mind, and I am HEALTH. That Mind is the source of all Power, and cannot know doubt nor fear; I am that Mind, and I am POWER and PEACE. That Mind knows only Truth and knows ALL truth; I am that Mind, and I am KNOWLEDGE and WISDOM. All things created and uncreated, are in that Mind; I am that Mind, and I am WEALTH and PLENTY. I am the WAY, and the TRUTH, and the LIFE; the LIGHT in me shines out to bless the world.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles
  36. “It is not your part to guide or supervise the creative process. All you have to do with that is retain your vision, stick to your purpose, and maintain your faith and gratitude.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles
  37. “In all your relations to men be great, just, generous, courteous, and kindly. The great are never otherwise.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles

  38. “The purpose of life for man is growth, just as the purpose of life for trees and plants is growth. Trees and plants grow automatically and along fixed lines; man can grow as he will. Trees and plants can only develop certain possibilities and characteristics; man can develop any power which is or has been shown by any person anywhere. Nothing that is possible in spirit is impossible in flesh and blood. Nothing that man can think is impossible. Nothing that man can imagine is impossible of realization.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles
  39. “Do all that you can do in a perfect manner every day, but do it without haste, worry or fear. Go as fast as you can , but never hurry.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles
  40. “The Principle of Power gives us just what we ask of it; if we only undertake little things, it only gives us power for little things; but if we try to do great things in a great way it gives us all the power there is.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles
  41. Success in life is becoming what you want to be.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles
  42. “I will obey my soul and be true to that within me which is highest.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles

  43. “WISDOM IS dependent upon knowledge. Where there is complete ignorance there can be no wisdom, no knowledge of the right thing to do. Man’s knowledge is comparatively limited and so his wisdom must be small, unless he can connect his mind with a knowledge greater than his own and draw from it, by inspiration, the wisdom that his own limitations deny him. Only God knows all truth; therefore only God can have Real wisdom or know the right thing to do at all times, and man can receive wisdom from God. Wisdom is obtained by reading the mind of God.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles
  44. “Begin to do small things in a great way…You must put the whole power of your great soul into every act.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles
  45. “You must cease from looking at human mistakes and look at successes; cease from seeing faults and see virtues.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles

  46. “You must eliminate from your thoughts all doubt and uncertainty that you will get well; that you will succeed; that you will gain your point and get what you want. You may have some uncertainty as to methods, but you must have none as to ultimate results. You may not feel certain that you will succeed today, or next week, but you must feel certain that you will succeed sometime.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles
  47. “Without faith it is impossible to please God,” and without faith, it is impossible for you to become great. The distinguishing characteristic of all really great men and women is unwavering faith.” ~ Wallace Wattles Quotes
  48. “You are a god in the company of gods and must conduct yourself accordingly.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles
  49. “Do not wait for a change of environment before you act; get a change of environment by action.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles
  50. “All belief begins in the will to believe.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles

  51. “Never look at the visible supply; always look at the limitless riches in the formless substance and know that they are coming to you as fast as you can receive and use them.” ~ Wallace Wattles Quotes
  52. “Learn to pay attention to your body with the relaxed attitude of gratitude, trust, curiosity and unconditional love rather than being pushed around by habit, fear, anxiety, social customs, other people’s schedules and other people’s ideas about what is good for you.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles
  53. “You are not mentally developed by what you read, but by what you think about what you read.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles

  54. “The prophets and seers and great men and women, past and present, were made great by what they perceived from God, not by what they were taught by men.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles
  55. “To think health when surrounded by the appearances of disease or to think riches when in the midst of the appearances of poverty requires power, but whoever acquires this power becomes a mastermind. That person can conquer fate and can have what he or she wants.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles
  56. “It is the habitual, not the periodical thought that decides your destiny.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles

  57. “There is, as Emerson says, some central idea or conception of yourself by which all the facts of your life are arranged and classified. Change this central idea and you change the arrangement or classification of all the fact and circumstances of your life.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles
  58. “You want to get rich in order that you may surround yourself with beautiful things, see distant lands, feed your mind, and develop your intellect; in order that you may love others and do kind things, and be able to play a good part in helping the world to find truth.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles
  59. “Wisdom is the essential basis of greatness.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles
  60. “There is a science of getting rich, and it is an exact science, like algebra or arithmetic. There are certain laws which govern the process of acquiring riches, and once these laws are learned and obeyed by anyone, that person will get rich with mathematical certainty.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles
  61. “Set your ideal as near to perfection as your imagination is capable of forming the conception.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles
  62. “Obey your soul, have perfect faith in yourself. Never think of yourself with doubt or distrust, or as one who makes mistakes.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles

  63. “There is an inflow of vital power, which is received by all living organisms during sleep ….. this vital energy is the only power by which the body may be healed, repaired, renewed or maintained” ~ Wallace D. Wattles
  64. “Faith-not a faith in one’s self or in one’s own powers but faith in principle; in the Something Great which upholds right, and which may be relied upon to give us the victory in due time. Without this faith it is not possible for any one to rise to real greatness.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles
  65. “Whenever you find yourself hurrying, call a halt; fix your attention on the mental image of the thing you want, and being to give thanks that you are getting it. The exercise of GRATITUDE will never fail to strengthen your faith and renew your purpose” ~ Wallace D. Wattles

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