The Power Book

Discover Joseph Murphy's Lectures on Health, Wealth, Relationships and Universal Laws

Discover Joseph Murphy's Lectures on Health, Wealth, Relationships and Universal Laws

Be inspired by these quotes from The Power book by famous authors, investors, inventors, sports people, business people, actors and entrepreneurs.

The Power book was published in 2010, four years after the release of The Secret. You can learn more about the Power Book and read the introduction.

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Quotes from The Power Book

The quotes below are listed in order of author appearance from The Power book by Rhonda Bryne.

The Emerald Tablet - The Power Book

"It is the cause of all perfection of all things throughout the Universe." ~ The Emerald Tablet, circa 3000 BC

Prentice Mulford 

"There is a supreme power and ruling force which pervades and rules the boundless Universe. You are a part of this power." ~ Prentice Mulford, New Thought Author (pg. 2)

"Love is an element which though physically unseen is as real as air or water. It is an acting, living, moving moves in waves and currents like those of the ocean." ~ Prentice MulfordNew Thought Author (pg. 6)

"There is a sense in the tree which feels our love and responds to it. It does not respond or show its pleasure in our way or in any way we can now understand." Prentice Mulford,New Thought Author (pg. 109)

"A mighty, eternal and incomprehensible force pushes us all forward. But while all are so being pushed, many linger and look back. Unconsciously, they oppose this force." Prentice Mulford,New Thought Author (pg. 113)

"Possibilities and miracles mean the same thing." Prentice MulfordNew Thought Author (pg. 209)

"Keep your mind as much as you can from dwelling on your ailment. Think of strength and power and you will draw it to you. Think of health and you get it." Prentice MulfordNew Thought Author (pg. 210)

Alexander Graham Bell - The Power Book

"What this power is I cannot say, all I know is that it exists." ~ Alexander Graham Bell, Inventor of the Telephone (pg. 5)

Robert Browning

"Take away love and our earth is a tomb." ~ Robert Browning, Poet (pg. 9)

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin - The Power Book

"Love is the most powerful and still most unknown energy in the world." ~ Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, Priest & Philosopher (pg. 10)

"Someday when men have conquered the winds, the waves, the tides and gravity, we will harness for God the energies of love, and then, for a second time in the history of the world, man will have discovered fire." ~ Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, Priest & Philosopher (pg. 247)

Charles Haanel - The Power Book

"The law of attraction or the law of love...they are one and the same." ~ Charles Haanel, New Thought Author (pg. 12)

"The emotions must be called upon to give feeling to the thought so it will take form." ~ Charles Haanel, New Thought Author (pg. 29)

"It is thus that you may lead a charmed life and be forever protected from all harm; it is thus you may become a positive force whereby conditions of opulence and harmony may be attracted to you." ~ Charles Haanel, New Thought Author (pg. 53)

"There is a world within - a world of thought and feeling and power; of light and beauty, and although invisible, its forces are mighty." ~ Charles Haanel, New Thought Author (pg. 92)

"This is an eternal and fundamental principle, inherent in all things, in every system of philosophy, in every religion, and in every science. There is no getting away from the law of love." ~ Charles Haanel, New Thought Author (pg. 151)

"If you require love, try to realize that the only way to get love is by giving it, that the more you give the more you will get, and the only way you can give it is to fill yourself up with it, until you become a magnet." ~ Charles Haanel, New Thought Author (pg. 167)

"The power is from within, but we cannot receive it unless we give it." ~ Charles Haanel, New Thought Author (pg. 188)

Sir Isaac Newton - The Power Book

"To every action there is an equal and opposite reaction." ~ Sir Isaac Newton, Mathematician & Physicist (pg. 13)

"When I look at the solar system, I see the earth at the right distance from the sun to receive the proper amounts of heat and light. This did not happen by chance." ~ Sir Isaac Newton, Mathematician & Physicist (pg. 226)

Jesus - The Power Book

"Give, and it will be given to you...for by your standard of measure it will be measured to you in return." ~ Jesus, Founder of Christianity , in Luke 6:38 (pg. 14)

"Then you will know the truth and the truth will set you free." ~ JesusFounder of Christianity , in John 8:32 (pg. 21)

"Everything is possible for the person who believes." ~ Jesus, Founder of Christianity in Mark 9:23 (pg. 141)

Mahatma Ghandi 

"Whether humanity will consciously follow the law of love, I do not know. But that need not disturb me. The law will work just as the law of gravitation works whether we accept it or not." ~ Mahatma Ghandi, Indian Political Leader (pg. 16)

"The law of love could be best understood and learned through little children." ~ Mahatma Ghandi, Indian Political Leader (pg. 138)

"We need to be the change we wish to see in the world." ~ Mahatma Ghandi, Indian Political Leader (pg. 225)

Sophocles - The Power Book

"One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life. That word is love." ~ Sophocles, Greek Playwright (pg. 18)

Saint Paul

"Love is the fulfilling of the law." ~ Saint Paul, Christian Apostle in Romans 13:10 (pg. 22)

Neville Goddard - The Power Book

"Feeling is the secret." ~ Neville Goddard, New Thought Author (pg. 27)

"Be careful of your moods and feelings, for there is an unbroken connection between your feelings and your visible world." ~ Neville Goddard, New Thought Author (pg. 34)

"A change of feeling is a change of destiny." ~ Neville Goddard, New Thought Author (pg. 44)

"Do not waste one moment in regret, for to think feelingly of the mistakes of the past is to re-infect yourself." ~ Neville Goddard, New Thought Author (pg. 48)

"Nothing comes from without. All things come from within" ~ Neville Goddard, New Thought Author (pg. 52)

"Whenever your feeling is in conflict with your wish, feeling will be the victor." Neville Goddard, New Thought Author (pg. 81)

"Through your ability to think and feel, you have dominion over all creation." Neville Goddard, New Thought Author (pg. 83)

"All you can possibly need or desire is already yours. Call your desires into being by imaging and feeling your wish fulfilled." Neville Goddard, New Thought Author (pg. 142)

"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." Neville Goddard, New Thought Author (pg. 157)

 Saint Bernard of Clairvaux

"The measure of love is love without measure." ~ Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, Christian Monk & Mystic (pg. 32)

Nikola Tesla - The Power Book

"If you want to find the secrets of the universe, think in terms of energy, frequency and vibration." ~ Nikola Tesla, Inventor of the Radio & Alternating Current (pg. 46)

Epictetus - The Power Book

"It's not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters." ~ Epictetus, Greek Philosopher (pg. 47)

Gautama Buddha

"Holding onto anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one getting burned." ~ Gautama Buddha, Founder of Buddhism (pg. 49)

"A wise man, recognizing that the world is but an illusion, does not act as if it is real, so (therefore) he escapes the suffering." ~ Gautama Buddha, Founder of Buddhism (pg. 110)

"Hate is not conquered by hate. Hate is conquered by love. This is a law eternal." ~ Gautama Buddha, Founder of Buddhism (pg. 175)

"If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him. If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him." ~ Gautama Buddha, Founder of Buddhism (pg. 183)

"You have no cause for anything but gratitude and joy." ~ Gautama Buddha, Founder of Buddhism (pg. 246)

Edwin Markham

"All that we send into the lives of others comes back into our own." ~ Edwin Markham, Poet (pg. 51)

Jerry Spinelli

"Live today. Not yesterday. Not tomorrow. Just today. Inhabit your moments. Don't rent them out to tomorrow."  ~ Jerry Spinelli, Children's Author (pg. 55)

Shakti Gawain 

"Every moment of your life is infinitely creative and the Universe is endlessly bountiful. Just put forth a clear enough request, and everything your heart desires must come to you." ~ Shakti Gawain, Author (pg. 61)

St Augustine of Hippo

"Faith is to believe that which you do not yet see; and the reward of this faith is to see that which you believe." ~ St Augustine of Hippo, Theologian & Bishop (pg. 64)

"Let our lives be good, and the times are good. We make our times; such as we are, such are the times." ~ St Augustine of Hippo, Theologian & Bishop (pg. 154)

"As love grows in you, beauty grows too. For love is the beauty of the soul." ~ St Augustine of Hippo, Theologian & Bishop (pg. 211)

George Bernard Shaw

"Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine, and at last you create what you will." ~ George Bernard Shaw, Nobel Prize-Winning Playwright (pg. 65)

Henry David Thoreau

"This world is but a canvas to our imaginations." ~ Henry David Thoreau, Transcendentalist Author (pg. 66)

"If we will be quiet and ready enough, we shall find compensation in every disappointment." ~ Henry David Thoreau, Transcendentalist Author (pg. 132)

Christian D Larson

"The secret of the master mind is found wholly in the use of imagination." ~ Christian D Larson, New Thought Author (pg. 68)

"Whenever you permit yourself to think what persons, things, conditions, or circumstances may suggest, you are not following what you want to think. You are not following your own desires but borrowed desires. Use your imagination in determining what you want to think or do." ~ Christian D Larson, New Thought Author (pg. 74)

Srimad Bhagavatam

"Creation is only the projection into form of that which already exists." ~ Srimad Bhagavatam, Ancient Hindu Text (pg. 71)


"The creation of the heavens and the earth and everything in them was complete." ~ Genesis 2:1 (pg. 71)

Werner Heisenberg - The Power Book

"Atoms or elementary particles themselves are not real; they form a world of potentialities or possibilities rather than one of things or facts." ~ Werner Heisenberg, Nobel Prize-Winning Quantum Physicist  (pg. 73)

William Shakespeare

"Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we oft might win." ~ William Shakespeare, English Playwright (pg. 86)

"Nothing is either good or bad, but thinking makes it so." ~ William Shakespeare, English Playwright (pg. 234)


"Your feelings are your god." ~ Chanakya, Indian Politician & Writer (pg. 88)

Martha Washington - The Power Book

"I am still determined to be cheerful and happy, in whatever situation I may be; for I have also learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances." ~ Martha Washington, First Lady, Wife of George Washington, First President of the United States (pg. 90)

Lao Tzu - The Power Book

"Respond intelligently even to unintelligent treatment." ~ Lao Tzu, Founder of Taoism (pg. 94)

"When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you." ~ Lao Tzu, Founder of Taoism (pg. 150)

"Muddy water, let stand, becomes clear." ~ Lao Tzu (pg. 186)

William Jennings Bryan

"Destiny is no matter of chance. It is a matter of choice." ~ William Jennings Bryan, United States Political Leader (pg. 99)

Rainer Maria Rilke

"This is the miracle that happens every time to those who really love: the more they give, the more they possess." ~ Rainer Maria Rilke, Author & Poet (pg. 102)

Maxim on the Toshogu Shrine in Japan

"See no evil - hear no evil - speak no evil." ~ Maxim on the Toshogu Shrine (pg. 105)

Martin Rees

"In the beginning there were only probabilities. The universe could only come into existence if someone observed it. It does not matter that the observers turned up several billion year later. The universe exists because we are aware of it." ~ Martin Rees, Astrophysicist (pg. 107)

Steven Weinberg

"In our universe we are tuned into the frequency that corresponds to physical reality. But there are an infinite number of parallel realities coexisting with us in the same room, although we cannot tune into them." ~ Steven Weinberg, Nobel Prize-Winning Quantum Physicist (pg. 108)

Albert Einstein - The Power Book

"The distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion." ~ Albert Einstein, Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist (pg. 108)

"A hundred times every day I remind myself that my inner and outer life depend on the labors of other men, living and dead, and that I must exert myself in order to give in the same measure as I have received and am still receiving." ~ Albert EinsteinNobel Prize-Winning Physicist (pg. 129)

"Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere." ~ Albert EinsteinNobel Prize-Winning Physicist (pg. 140)

"Out of clutter, find simplicity. From discord, find harmony. In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity." ~ Albert Einstein, Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist (pg. 233)

Abraham Lincoln

"To believe in the things you can see and touch is no belief at all; but to believe in the unseen is a triumph and a blessing." ~ Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States (pg. 111)

Peace Pilgrim

"Love is the greatest power on earth. It conquers all things." ~ Peace Pilgrim, Peace Activist (pg. 113)

W Clement Stone

"Your most precious, valued possessions and your greatest powers are invisible and intangible. No one can take them. You, and you alone, can give them. You will receive abundance for your giving." W Clement Stone, Author & Businessman (pg. 117)


"Even after all this time, the sun never says to the earth, 'You owe me.' Look what happens with a Love like that! It lights the whole sky." ~ Hafez, Sufi Poet (pg. 119)

Robert Collier

"Knowing that you have working with you a force, which never yet has failed in anything it has undertaken, you can go ahead in the confident knowledge that it will not fail in your case, either." ~ Robert Collier, New Thought Author (pg. 120)

"Face towards the perfect image of every organ, and the shadows of disease will never touch you." Robert Collier, New Thought Author (pg. 203)

"The power for happiness, for good, for everything we need of life is within each one of us. The power is there - unlimited power." Robert Collier, New Thought Author (pg. 221)

Soren Aabye Kierkegaard

"When one has once fully entered the realm of love, the world - no matter how imperfect - becomes rich and beautiful - it consists solely of opportunities for love."
Soren Aabye Kierkegaard, Philosopher (pg. 122)

Oliver Wendell Holmes

"Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness." ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes, Dean of Harvard Medical School (pg. 122)

Blaise Pascall

"Clarity of mind means clarity of passion, too; this is why a great and clear mind loves ardently and sees distinctly what it loves." ~ Blaise Pascall, Mathematician & Philosopher (pg. 124)

Bhagavad Gita

"The mind acts like an enemy for those who don't control it." ~ Bhagavad Gita, Ancient Hindu Text (pg. 125)

"There has never been a time when you and I and the kings gathered here have not existed, nor will there be a time when we will cease to exist. As the same person inhabits the body through childhood, youth, and old age, so too at the time of death, he attains another body. The wise are not deluded by these changes." ~ Bhagavad Gita (pg. 241)

Wallace Wattles

"You cannot exercise much power without gratitude because it is gratitude that keeps you connected with power." ~ Wallace Wattles, New Thought Author (pg. 126)

Meister Eckhart

"If the only prayer you say in your entire life is - 'thank you' - that is enough." ~ Meister Eckhart, Christian Writer & Theologian (pg. 129)


"Everything is possible for the person who believes." ~ Muhammad, Founder of Islam (pg. 143)

John Henry Jowett

"Gratitude is a vaccine, an antitoxin, and an antiseptic." ~ John Henry Jowett, Presbyterian Preacher & Author (pg. 133)

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"In ordinary life we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich." ~ Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Lutheran Pastor (pg. 135)

Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Poverty consists in feeling poor." Ralph Waldo Emerson, Transcendentalist Author (pg. 149)

Saint Catherine of Siena

"You are rewarded not according to your work or your time but according to the measure of your love." ~ Saint Catherine of Siena, Philospher and Doctor of the Catholic Church (pg. 155)

Mother Teresa

"It's not how much we give but how much love we put into giving."Mother Teresa, Nobel Peace Prize-Winning Missionary (pg. 160)

Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin

"True genius without heart is a thing of naught - for not great understanding alone, not intelligence alone, nor both together make genius. Love! Love! Love! That is the soul of a genius."Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin, Dutch Scientist (pg. 161)

Albert Schweitzer

"Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success." ~ Albert Schweitzer, Nobel Peace Prize-Winning Medical Missionary and Philosopher (pg. 162)

Og Mandino

"Extend to each person, no matter how trivial the contact, all the care and kindness and understanding and love that you can muster, and do it with no thought of any reward. Your life will never be the same again." ~ Og Mandino, Author (pg. 171)

Saint Paul

"The entire law is summed up in a single command, Love your neighbor as yourself." ~ Saint Paul, Christian Apostle, in Galatians 5:14 (pg. 172)

René Descartes

"Whenever anyone has offended me, I try to raise my soul so high that the offense cannot reach it." ~ René Descartes, Mathematician and Philosopher (pg. 177)

King Solomon

"Your own soul is nourished when you are kind; it is destroyed when you are cruel." ~ King Solomon, Biblical King of Israel, in Proverbs 11:17 (pg. 178)

"For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he." ~ King Solomon, Biblical King of israel, in Proverts 23:7 (pg. 198)


"Happiness depends upon ourselves." ~ Aristotle, Greek Philosopher & Scientist (pg. 179)

Martin Luther King Jr.

"Hatred paralyzes life; love releases it. Hatred confuses life; love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life; love illuminates it; " ~ Martin Luther King Jr., Baptist Minister & Civil Rights Leader (pg. 180)

Book of Arda Viraf

"Taking the first footstep with a good thought, the second with a good word, and the third with a good deed, I entered Paradise." ~ Book of Arda Viraf, Zoroastrian Religious Text (pg. 182)

Oscar Wilde

"A man who is master of himself can end a sorrow as he can invent a pleasure. I don't want to be at the mercy of my emotions. I want to use them, to enjoy them, and to dominate them." 
Oscar Wilde, Author & Poet (pg. 184)


"When all the people in the world love one another, then the strong will not overpower the weak, the many will not oppress the few, the wealthy will not mock the poor, the honored will not disdain the humble, and the cunning will not deceive the simple." ~ Mozi, Chinese Philosopher (pg. 189)

Marcus Aurelius

"If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment." ~ Marcus Aurelius, Roman Emperor (pg. 190)

Scott Adams

"Remember there's no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end." ~ Scott Adams, Cartoonist (pg. 191)


"Natural forces within us are the true healers of disease." ~ Hippocrates, Father of Western Medicine (pg. 184)


"For the thing that I fear comes upon me, and what I dread befalls me." ~ Job 3:25 (pg. 199)

Thomas Tulko

"Your emotions affect every cell in your body. Mind and body, mental and physical, are intertwined." ~ Thomas Tulko, Sports Psychologist & Author (pg. 200)

David Bohm

"In some sense man is a microcosm of the universe; therefore what man is, is a clue to the universe." ~ David Bohm, Quantum Physicist (pg. 204)

Willa Cather

"Where there is the greatest love, there are always miracles." ~ Willa Cather, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Novelist (pg. 206)

Saint Teresa of Avila

"Love draws forth love." ~ Saint Teresa of Avila, Nun, Mystic & Writer (pg. 207)

Richard Feynman

"There is nothing in biology yet found that indicates the inevitability of death. This suggests to me that it is not at all inevitable and that it is only a matter of time before biologists discover what it is that is causing us the trouble." ~ Richard Feynman, Nobel Prize-Winning Quantum Physicist (pg. 213)

Josiah Gilbert Holland

"The love that gushes for all is the real elixir of life - the fountain of bodily longevity. It is the lack of this that always produces the feeling of age." ~ Josiah Gilbert Holland, Author (pg. 214)

Nikola Tesla

"So astounding are the facts in this connection that it would seem as though the Creator himself had electrically designed this planet." ~ Nikola Tesla, Inventor of the Radio & Alternating Current (pg. 223)

Ja'far al-Sadiq

"Certainly, knowledge is a lock and its key is the question." ~ Ja'far al-Sadiq, Islamic Spiritual Leader (pg. 229)

Wingate Paine

"As your faith is strengthened you will find that there is no longer the need to have a sense of control, that things will flow as they will, and that you will flow with them to your great delight and benefit." ~ Wingate Paine, Author & Photographer (pg. 232)

Ralph Waldo Trine

"The life that goes out in love to all life is the life that is full, and rich, and continually expanding in beauty and in power." ~ Ralph Waldo Trine, New Thought Author (pg. 235)


"When the heart is set right, then the personal life is cultivated. When the personal life is cultivated, then the home life is regulated. When the home life is regulated, then the national life is orderly: And when the national life is orderly, then the world is at peace." ~ Confucious, Chinese Philosopher (pg. 236)

Morihei Ueshiba

"All the principles of heaven and earth are living inside you." ~ Morihei Ueshiba, Founder of the Martial Arts Aikido (pg. 243)

Robert Thurman

"The question is not really whether or not you go on, but rather how are you going to enjoy it?" ~ Robert Thurman, Buddhist Writer & Academic (pg. 245)

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