Quotes by Neville Goddard
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Wikipedia Summary for Neville Goddard
Neville Lancelot Goddard (February 19, 1905 – October 1, 1972), generally known as Neville, was a Barbadian author who wrote on the Bible, mysticism, and self-help.
There is no limit to your creative power.
The great secret is a controlled imagination and a well-sustained attention, firmly and repeatedly focused on the object to be accomplished.
Your assumption, to be effective, cannot be a single isolated act, it must be a maintained attitude of the wish fulfilled.
I AM is a feeling of permanent awareness. The very center of consciousness is the feeling of I AM. I may forget who I am, where I am, what I am, but I cannot forget that I Am. The awareness of being remains, regardless of the degree of forgetfulness of who, where, and what I am.
Man's responsibility, then, is to choose his destination; the motive power to bring him there is furnished by the Infinite.
You are already that which you want to be, and your refusal to believe it is the only reason you do not see it.
Each person is born with an infinite power, against which no earthly force is of the slightest significance.
Spiritual growth is the gradual, I would say, transition from a God of tradition to a God of experience.
When you attain the control of the internal direction of your attention, you will no longer stand in shallow water but will launch out into the deep of life.
Man's chief delusion is his conviction that there are causes other than his own state of consciousness.
There is nothing more important than developing your imagination to transform your life from the inside world of your thoughts and feelings to the outside world of your results and manifestations.
Stop trying to change the world since it is only the mirror. Man's attempt to change the world by force is as fruitless as breaking a mirror in the hope of changing his face. Leave the mirror and change your face. Leave the world alone and change your conceptions of yourself.
Do not waste one moment in regret, for to think feelingly of the mistakes of the past is to re-infect yourself.
What you consent to can only be discovered by an uncritical observation of your reactions to life. Your reactions reveal where you live psychologically; and where you live psychologically, determines how you live here in the outer visible world.
Somewhere within this realm of imagination there is a mood, a feeling of the wish fulfilled which, if appropriated, means success to you.
Listen closely to your invisible thoughts. What do you hear? What are your words implying? That is their potency. What do you want? Name it and rearrange the structure of your mind to imply you no longer desire it, because you already have it!
Health, wealth, beauty, and genius are not created; they are only manifested by the arrangement of your mind-that is, by your concept of yourself, and your concept of yourself is all that you accept and consent to as true.
Dare to believe in the reality of your assumption
and watch the world play its part
relative to to its fulfillment.
An awakened imagination works with a purpose. It creates and conserves the desirable, and transforms or destroys the undesirable.
The difference between FEELING yourself in action, here and now, and visualizing yourself in action, as though you were on a motion-picture screen, is the difference between success and failure.
Capture the feeling associated with your realized wish by assuming the feeling that would be yours were you already in possession of the thing you desire, and your wish will objectify itself.
Man moves in a world that is nothing more or less than his consciousness objectified. -- Neville Goddard.
Be careful of your moods and feelings, for there is an unbroken connection between your feelings and your visible world.
Your reactions, whether positive or negative, are creative of future circumstances. In your imagination, you can hear words congratulating you on getting a wonderful new job. That imaginal act now goes forward and you will encounter this pleasant experience in the future.
Change your conception of yourself and you will automatically change the world in which you live. Do not try to change people; they are only messengers telling you who you are. Revalue yourself and they will confirm the change.