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107 Thought-Provoking Quotes By Ernest Holmes On Healing, Prosperity And Mind

Famous As: Philosopher, Writer
Born On: January 21, 1887
Died On: April 7, 1960
Born In: Lincoln, Maine, United States
Died At Age: 73
Ernest Holmes was a celebrated American New Thought leader, writer and teacher. He founded the spiritual movement ‘Religious Science’. This movement was a part of greater New Thought Movement the spiritual philosophy of which is called, ‘The Science Of Mind’. He is credited with expressing his thoughts and writings on metaphysical books and also authored ‘The Science of Mind’. He was also the founder of ‘Science of Mind Magazine’ which has been continuously in publication from 1927. Many generations of metaphysical teachers and students have gained inspiration from his writings, thoughts and principles. His books have been in print. We have created a corpus of famous, popular, motivational and notable quotes and sayings which have been curated from his writings, works, books, thoughts and magazines and are quoted frequently and widely till date. Take a look at the famous quotes and thoughts by Ernest Holmes on intelligent, prayer, mind, law, principle, universe, outlet, religion, knowledge, practise, teach and potential.
True imagination is not fanciful daydreaming; it is fire from heaven.

True imagination is not fanciful daydreaming; it is fire from heaven.

Ernest Holmes
Never limit your view of life by any past experience.

Never limit your view of life by any past experience.

Ernest Holmes

When you want to do a big thing, get the mental pattern, make it perfect, know just what it means, enlarge your thought, keep it to yourself, pass it over to the creative power behind all things, wait and listen, and when the impression comes, follow it with assurance. Don't talk to anyone about it. Never listen to negative talk or pay attention to it and you will succeed where all others fail.

Ernest Holmes
Prepare your mind to recieve the best that life has to offer.

Prepare your mind to recieve the best that life has to offer.

Ernest Holmes

We have within us, a power that is greater than anything we shall ever contact in the outer, a power that can overcome every obstacle in our life and set us safe, satisfied and at peace, healed and prosperous, in a new light, and in a new life.

Ernest Holmes
All the power of the universe is with you. Feel it, know it, and then act as though it were true.

All the power of the universe is with you. Feel it, know it, and then act as though it were true.

Ernest Holmes

Love is within us. It cannot be destroyed. It can be ignored. To the extent that we abandon love we will feel it has abandoned us. Denying love is our only problem, and embracing it is the only answer. Through the power of love, we can let go of past history and begin again. Love heals, forgives, and makes whole.

Ernest Holmes
Life is a mirror and will reflect back to the thinker what he thinks into it

Life is a mirror and will reflect back to the thinker what he thinks into it

Ernest Holmes

You are an eternal being now on the pathway of endless unfoldment, never less but always more yourself. Life is not static. It is forever dynamic, forever creatingnot something done and finished, but something alive, awake and aware. There is something within you that sings the song of eternity. Listen to it.

Ernest Holmes

Expectancy speeds progress. Therefore, live in a continual state of expectancy. No matter how much good you are experiencing today, expect greater good tomorrow. Expect to meet new friends. Expect to meet new and wonderful experiences. Try this magic of expectancy and you will soon discover a dramatic side to your work which gives full vent to constructive feeling.

Ernest Holmes

The mind is a magnet and we attract that with which we identify the self. In order to get the most out of life we must learn consciously to change many of our habitual thought patterns. This is not easy, for our old thought patterns cling to us with great tenacity, but, being thought patterns, they can be reversed. If you are filled with fear, refill yourself with faith, for faith always overcomes fear.

Ernest Holmes

You have discovered the spiritual universe. Many others have discovered this same world, but each must make the discovery for himself. You are going to have a lot of joy sailing around this world of yours. Don't fight the opinions of others, or waste your time arguing over these things. Follow the inward gleam of your consciousness and you will arrive.

Ernest Holmes
I am guided by the same intelligence and inspired by the same imagination which scatters the moon beams across the waves and holds the forces of nature in it's grasp.

I am guided by the same intelligence and inspired by the same imagination which scatters the moon beams across the waves and holds the forces of nature in it's grasp.

Ernest Holmes
Life is not just something to be endured. It is to be lived in joy, in a fullness without limit (p.82)

Life is not just something to be endured. It is to be lived in joy, in a fullness without limit (p.82)

Ernest Holmes

Definitely I know that every negative condition of the past is cleared away from my consciousness. I no longer think about it, see it, or believe in it. Nor do I believe that it has any effect whatsoever in my experience. Yesterday is not, tomorrow is not, but today, bright with hope and filled with promise, is mine. Today I live.

Ernest Holmes
Spirituality is natural goodness. God is not a person; God is a presence personified in us. Spirituality is not a thing; it is the atmosphere of God's Presence, goodness, truth, and beauty.

Spirituality is natural goodness. God is not a person; God is a presence personified in us. Spirituality is not a thing; it is the atmosphere of God's Presence, goodness, truth, and beauty.

Ernest Holmes
You can attract only that which you mentally become and feel yourself to be in reality.

You can attract only that which you mentally become and feel yourself to be in reality.

Ernest Holmes
There is one power in the Universe and we can all use it.

There is one power in the Universe and we can all use it.

Ernest Holmes
We are all thinking, willing, knowing,conscious centers of Life. We are surroundedby, immersed in, and there is flowing through us a creative something... call it what you will.

We are all thinking, willing, knowing,conscious centers of Life. We are surroundedby, immersed in, and there is flowing through us a creative something... call it what you will.

Ernest Holmes
But we are born to be happy, to be abundantly supplied with every good thing, to have fun in living, to consciously unite with the Divine Power that is around us and within us, and to grow and expand forever.

But we are born to be happy, to be abundantly supplied with every good thing, to have fun in living, to consciously unite with the Divine Power that is around us and within us, and to grow and expand forever.

Ernest Holmes
We are continuously living a new life, and when the old and the new do not fit nicely together, the old - no longer able to contain the new - should be discarded.

We are continuously living a new life, and when the old and the new do not fit nicely together, the old - no longer able to contain the new - should be discarded.

Ernest Holmes
Electricity was a reality in the universe when Moses led the children of Israel out of the land of Egypt. This is true of all natural laws; they have always existed but only when understood may they be used.

Electricity was a reality in the universe when Moses led the children of Israel out of the land of Egypt. This is true of all natural laws; they have always existed but only when understood may they be used.

Ernest Holmes

I cleanse the windows of my mind, that it may become a mirror reflecting inspiration from the most High. I do this, not with strenuous effort, but through quiet contemplation, through gently reaching and affirming an inward recognition. I know exactly what to do in every situation. There is an inspiration within me which governs every act, every thought, with certainty, with conviction and in peace.

Ernest Holmes
We are all immersed in the atmosphere of our own thinking. This decides what shall take place in our lives.

We are all immersed in the atmosphere of our own thinking. This decides what shall take place in our lives.

Ernest Holmes

I live in the faith that there is a Presence and Power greater than I am that nurtures and supports me in ways I could not even imagine. I know that this Presence is All knowing and All Power and is Always right where I am

Ernest Holmes
The whole thing resolves itself into our mental ability to control our thought. The man who can do this can have what he wants, can do what he wishes and becomes what he wills...

The whole thing resolves itself into our mental ability to control our thought. The man who can do this can have what he wants, can do what he wishes and becomes what he wills...

Ernest Holmes

Since the only life you can have is the life of the Spirit within you, you need but permit Its radiance to flow through your thought into self-expression. You are surrounded by a dynamic force, a great surge of living power. You are immersed in and saturated with the vital essence of Life. Its presence permeates everything, binding all together in one complete whole.

Ernest Holmes
When we learn to trust the universe, we shall be happy, prosperous and well

When we learn to trust the universe, we shall be happy, prosperous and well

Ernest Holmes
Never let anything cause you to doubt your ability to demonstrate the Truth.

Never let anything cause you to doubt your ability to demonstrate the Truth.

Ernest Holmes
The great spiritual geniuses, whether it was Moses, Buddha, Plato, Socrates, Jesus, or Emerson..... have taught man to look within himself to find God.

The great spiritual geniuses, whether it was Moses, Buddha, Plato, Socrates, Jesus, or Emerson..... have taught man to look within himself to find God.

Ernest Holmes
Abundance is mine. I cannot be deprived of my supply. The trees do not lack for leaves, nor do the flowers fail to bloom.

Abundance is mine. I cannot be deprived of my supply. The trees do not lack for leaves, nor do the flowers fail to bloom.

Ernest Holmes
Too often, our minds are so burdened because of the mistakes we have made that we do not take the time to forgive ourselves and others and start over again.

Too often, our minds are so burdened because of the mistakes we have made that we do not take the time to forgive ourselves and others and start over again.

Ernest Holmes
Life is a mirror and will reflect back to the thinker what he thinks into it.

Life is a mirror and will reflect back to the thinker what he thinks into it.

Ernest Holmes
Where the mind goes energy flows.

Where the mind goes energy flows.

Ernest Holmes
Practically the whole human race is hypnotized because it thinks what somebody else told it to think.

Practically the whole human race is hypnotized because it thinks what somebody else told it to think.

Ernest Holmes

Peace comes from the absence of fear, from a consciousness of trust, from a deep, underlying faith in the absolute goodness and mercy, the final integrity of the universe in which we live, and of every cause to which we give our thought, our time and our attention.

Ernest Holmes

Disregarding all evidence to the contrary, the student of Truth will maintain that he lives in a PERFECT Universe and among people potentially perfect. He will regulate his thinking to meet this necessity and refuse to believe in its opposite. At first he may be influenced by conditions, and he may appear weak, but as time goes on he will PROVE TO HIMSELF that his position is a correct one, for that which appears imperfect will begin to slip from his experience

Ernest Holmes

Nature will not let us stay in any one place for too long. She will let us stay just long enough to gather the experience necessary to the unfolding and advancement of the soul. This is a wise provision, for should we stay there too long, we would become too set, too rigid, too inflexible. Nature demands change in order that we may advance.

Ernest Holmes
The abundance you desire to experience must first be an experience in your mind.

The abundance you desire to experience must first be an experience in your mind.

Ernest Holmes
Seek to make your work a prayer, your believing an act, your living an art. It is then that the object of your faith will be made visible to you. It is then that you shall 'kiss the lips of your desire.'

Seek to make your work a prayer, your believing an act, your living an art. It is then that the object of your faith will be made visible to you. It is then that you shall 'kiss the lips of your desire.'

Ernest Holmes
Drop all negative thoughts from the mind. Do not dwell on adversity but think plenty into everything, for there is power in the word. Meditate on the things you are doing as being already done - complete and perfect.

Drop all negative thoughts from the mind. Do not dwell on adversity but think plenty into everything, for there is power in the word. Meditate on the things you are doing as being already done - complete and perfect.

Ernest Holmes

God wills us to have everything. As we express life, we fulfill God's law of abundance, but we do this only as we realize that there is good enough to go around-only as we know that all of God's gifts are given as freely and fully as the air and the sunshine.

Ernest Holmes
As you discover your daily good, and believe in it, and think about it, expect it to continue.

As you discover your daily good, and believe in it, and think about it, expect it to continue.

Ernest Holmes
Today I do affirm that I am Divinely guided...There is that within which knows what to do and how to do it, and it compels me to act on what it knows.

Today I do affirm that I am Divinely guided...There is that within which knows what to do and how to do it, and it compels me to act on what it knows.

Ernest Holmes
Stop trying, stop struggling; begin to be calm, to trust in the higher laws of life, even though you do not see them; they are still there.

Stop trying, stop struggling; begin to be calm, to trust in the higher laws of life, even though you do not see them; they are still there.

Ernest Holmes
Heaven is within us, and we experience it to the degree that we become conscious of it.

Heaven is within us, and we experience it to the degree that we become conscious of it.

Ernest Holmes
We are to look for God in each other and love this God, forgetting all else...

We are to look for God in each other and love this God, forgetting all else...

Ernest Holmes
The Power which creates and sustains everything is now creating everything necessary to my happiness.

The Power which creates and sustains everything is now creating everything necessary to my happiness.

Ernest Holmes
The thought of judgment, criticism and condemnation must, in time, operate against the one who sets it into motion.

The thought of judgment, criticism and condemnation must, in time, operate against the one who sets it into motion.

Ernest Holmes
Does this thing I wish to do express more life, more happiness, more peace to myself, and at the same time harm no one? If it does, it is right. It is not selfish.

Does this thing I wish to do express more life, more happiness, more peace to myself, and at the same time harm no one? If it does, it is right. It is not selfish.

Ernest Holmes
A constant realization of the presence of Spirit will provide a sense of Divine Companionship that no other attitude could produce.

A constant realization of the presence of Spirit will provide a sense of Divine Companionship that no other attitude could produce.

Ernest Holmes
We already live in a Perfect Universe, but It needs to be seen mentally before It can become a part of our experience.

We already live in a Perfect Universe, but It needs to be seen mentally before It can become a part of our experience.

Ernest Holmes
All limitations are self-imposed.

All limitations are self-imposed.

Ernest Holmes
Change your thinking, change your life.

Change your thinking, change your life.

Ernest Holmes
It is done to you as you believe.

It is done to you as you believe.

Ernest Holmes
Every thought has a consequence. And every experience has a causative thought behind it.

Every thought has a consequence. And every experience has a causative thought behind it.

Ernest Holmes
We must be convinced that abundance is the natural state of the Universe. To experience and accept abundance in our life, we must be convinced that as we conceive and believe, the Universe handles the details.

We must be convinced that abundance is the natural state of the Universe. To experience and accept abundance in our life, we must be convinced that as we conceive and believe, the Universe handles the details.

Ernest Holmes
Jesus was not the great exception; he was the great example.

Jesus was not the great exception; he was the great example.

Ernest Holmes

There is a Power around you that knows and that understands all things. This Power works like the soil; it receives the seed of your thought and at once begins to operate upon it. It will receive whatever you give to it and will create for you and throw back at you whatever you think into it.

Ernest Holmes
The one seeking to demonstrate the power of spiritual realization in everyday affairs should believe in Divine guidance... and that everything in life is controlled by love, harmony, and peace.

The one seeking to demonstrate the power of spiritual realization in everyday affairs should believe in Divine guidance... and that everything in life is controlled by love, harmony, and peace.

Ernest Holmes
The truth is true wherever you find it.  Remember, sugar is sweet whether you find it in a sugar bowl or a dust pan.

The truth is true wherever you find it. Remember, sugar is sweet whether you find it in a sugar bowl or a dust pan.

Ernest Holmes
You are more than you appear to be - Life is greater than you have ever known it - The best is yet to come.

You are more than you appear to be - Life is greater than you have ever known it - The best is yet to come.

Ernest Holmes
. . . man is just what he thinks himself to be . . . He will attract to himself what the thinks most about. He can learn to govern his own destiny when he learns to control his thoughts.

. . . man is just what he thinks himself to be . . . He will attract to himself what the thinks most about. He can learn to govern his own destiny when he learns to control his thoughts.

Ernest Holmes
We are chemists in the laboratory of the Infinite. What, then shall we create?

We are chemists in the laboratory of the Infinite. What, then shall we create?

Ernest Holmes
Through the art of affirmative prayer the limitless resources of the Spirit are at my command. The power of the Infinite is at my disposal.

Through the art of affirmative prayer the limitless resources of the Spirit are at my command. The power of the Infinite is at my disposal.

Ernest Holmes
I am a gift of joy that God gives to a wonderful world.

I am a gift of joy that God gives to a wonderful world.

Ernest Holmes
Thoughts of lack manifest as limitation. Thoughts of abundance manifest as success and happiness. Failure and success are but two ends of the same stick.

Thoughts of lack manifest as limitation. Thoughts of abundance manifest as success and happiness. Failure and success are but two ends of the same stick.

Ernest Holmes
There should not be any sense of hurry or worry about this, just a calm, peaceful sense of reality. Let the Law work though, and express Itself in, the experience.

There should not be any sense of hurry or worry about this, just a calm, peaceful sense of reality. Let the Law work though, and express Itself in, the experience.

Ernest Holmes

So plastic is mind, so receptive, that the slightest thought makes an impression upon it. People who think many kinds of thought must expect to receive a confused manifestation in their lives. If a gardener plants a thousand kinds of seeds, he will get a thousand kinds of plants: it is the same in mind.

Ernest Holmes

Life is infinite energy coupled with limitless creative imagination. It is the invisible essence and substance of every visible form. Its nature is goodness, truth, wisdom and beauty, as well as energy and imagination. Our highest satisfaction comes from a sense of conscious union with this invisible Life. All human endeavor is an attempt to get back to first principles, to find such an inward wholeness that all sense of fear, doubt and uncertainty vanishes.

Ernest Holmes
Let us waste no further time looking for the secret of success or the key to happiness. Already the door is open and whosoever will, may enter.

Let us waste no further time looking for the secret of success or the key to happiness. Already the door is open and whosoever will, may enter.

Ernest Holmes
Each one should realize there is nothing in (us) which denies that which (we) desire.

Each one should realize there is nothing in (us) which denies that which (we) desire.

Ernest Holmes
You are to have implicit confidence in your own ability, knowing that it is the nature of thought to externalize itself in your health and affairs, knowing that you are the thinker.

You are to have implicit confidence in your own ability, knowing that it is the nature of thought to externalize itself in your health and affairs, knowing that you are the thinker.

Ernest Holmes
Blessing: Constructive thought directed toward anyone or condition. You bless a man when you recognize the divinity in him.

Blessing: Constructive thought directed toward anyone or condition. You bless a man when you recognize the divinity in him.

Ernest Holmes
Love is at the Center of our being, and the calm, continuous pulsations of life are governed by Love.

Love is at the Center of our being, and the calm, continuous pulsations of life are governed by Love.

Ernest Holmes
The Divine Plan is one of Freedom. The inherent nature of man is ever seeking to express itself in terms of freedom, because freedom is the birthright of every living soul.

The Divine Plan is one of Freedom. The inherent nature of man is ever seeking to express itself in terms of freedom, because freedom is the birthright of every living soul.

Ernest Holmes
When we conceive a new idea we are thinking directly from the creativity of God.

When we conceive a new idea we are thinking directly from the creativity of God.

Ernest Holmes
Gratitude is one of the chief graces of human existence and is crowned in heaven with a consciousness of unity.

Gratitude is one of the chief graces of human existence and is crowned in heaven with a consciousness of unity.

Ernest Holmes
The universal Mind contains all knowledge. It is the potential ultimate of all things. To it, all things are possible.

The universal Mind contains all knowledge. It is the potential ultimate of all things. To it, all things are possible.

Ernest Holmes
. . . everything in life responds to the song of the heart.

. . . everything in life responds to the song of the heart.

Ernest Holmes
Fear brings failure; faith brings success. It's just that simple.

Fear brings failure; faith brings success. It's just that simple.

Ernest Holmes
One who has learned to love all people will find plenty of people who will return that love.

One who has learned to love all people will find plenty of people who will return that love.

Ernest Holmes
A realization of the Presence of God is the most powerful healing agency known to the mind of man.

A realization of the Presence of God is the most powerful healing agency known to the mind of man.

Ernest Holmes
We cannot lead a choiceless life. Every day, every moment, every second, there is a choice. If it were not so, we would not be individuals.

We cannot lead a choiceless life. Every day, every moment, every second, there is a choice. If it were not so, we would not be individuals.

Ernest Holmes
Nothing is too good to be true.

Nothing is too good to be true.

Ernest Holmes
..Whoever dewlls on beauty tends to become beautiful; there will be a grace and charm to expressing itself through that person which no one can fail to recognize and appreciate.

..Whoever dewlls on beauty tends to become beautiful; there will be a grace and charm to expressing itself through that person which no one can fail to recognize and appreciate.

Ernest Holmes
We are born to create, and we can't help it. Why is that? Because God, the great Creator, is in us.

We are born to create, and we can't help it. Why is that? Because God, the great Creator, is in us.

Ernest Holmes
Life externalizes at the level of our thought.

Life externalizes at the level of our thought.

Ernest Holmes
God is all there is - God includes everything, all possibility and all action, for Spirit is the invisible essence and substance of all form.

God is all there is - God includes everything, all possibility and all action, for Spirit is the invisible essence and substance of all form.

Ernest Holmes
To the soul that knows its own divinity, all else must gravitate

To the soul that knows its own divinity, all else must gravitate

Ernest Holmes
Like attracts like and we attract just what we are in mind.

Like attracts like and we attract just what we are in mind.

Ernest Holmes
Trust in your own self more than in all else.

Trust in your own self more than in all else.

Ernest Holmes
Life is ever giving of Itself. We must receive, utilize and extend the gift. Success and prosperity are spiritual attributes belonging to all people.

Life is ever giving of Itself. We must receive, utilize and extend the gift. Success and prosperity are spiritual attributes belonging to all people.

Ernest Holmes
The person who is to succeed will never let his mind dwell on past mistakes. He will forgive the past in his life and in the lives of other people. If he makes a mistake he will at once forgive it.

The person who is to succeed will never let his mind dwell on past mistakes. He will forgive the past in his life and in the lives of other people. If he makes a mistake he will at once forgive it.

Ernest Holmes
Instead of dwelling on negative thoughts, cause your mind to dwell on peace and joy.

Instead of dwelling on negative thoughts, cause your mind to dwell on peace and joy.

Ernest Holmes
You can be on the cusp of something.  Appreciate the cusp, not the something.  Appreciate this moment now.

You can be on the cusp of something. Appreciate the cusp, not the something. Appreciate this moment now.

Ernest Holmes
Believe as though you are, and you will be...

Believe as though you are, and you will be...

Ernest Holmes
No person whose entire time is spent in the contemplation of limitation can demonstrate freedom from such limitation.

No person whose entire time is spent in the contemplation of limitation can demonstrate freedom from such limitation.

Ernest Holmes
If one sees only unloveliness in others, it is because unloveliness is a strong element in himself. The light he throws on others is generated in his own soul and sees them as he chooses to see them.

If one sees only unloveliness in others, it is because unloveliness is a strong element in himself. The light he throws on others is generated in his own soul and sees them as he chooses to see them.

Ernest Holmes

Just what is meant by 'your word?' It means your conscious intention, your conscious direction, your conscious faith and acceptance that, because of what you are doing, the Power of Spirit will flow through your word in the direction you give It.

Ernest Holmes
The manifest universe is the body of God ... all people are incarnations of the One Spirit.

The manifest universe is the body of God ... all people are incarnations of the One Spirit.

Ernest Holmes
If you wish to know the truth about your business or your profession, know that it is an activity of good. It is an activity of your partnership with the infinite.

If you wish to know the truth about your business or your profession, know that it is an activity of good. It is an activity of your partnership with the infinite.

Ernest Holmes