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As a Man Thinketh Audiobook

As a Man Thinketh

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Publisher's Summary

Disease and health, like circumstances, are rooted in thought. Sickly thoughts will express themselves through a sickly body. Thoughts of fear have been known to kill a man as speedily as a bullet, and they are continually killing thousands of people just as surely, though less rapidly. The people who live in fear of disease are the people who get it. Anxiety quickly demoralizes the whole body and lays it open to the entrance of disease, while impure thoughts, even if not physically indulged, will sooner shatter the nervous system.

(P)2006 Gildan Media

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    Immanuel Christchurch 31/07/2016
    Immanuel Christchurch 31/07/2016

    Fascinated by ideas to understand and make better. To be more.

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    "some nuggets are hidden"

    One of the early books on personal development. Has made a impact on me and a book I come back to regularly.

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  • M. Shults
    Sodus Point, NY
    01/06/07
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    "Best material, worst reading"

    I was very pleased with the content and super, inspirational message of this short primer on the ability to and importance of shaping one's life through one's thoughts. It is a must read, and I found myself wishing, in this age of ubiquitous "crapertainment", that more people could be exposed to this message.

    To be fair to the reader, "As a Man Thinketh" is written in the style of the 19th century, with phrasing that is odd to the 21st century ear, so it would be a very challenging read for any narrator. Having said that, I have never heard, in approximately two decades of enjoying "books on tape", a more monotonous rendering of any literature than the narrator of this book lazily applies here. There is no change in tone, or rhythm, no pauses or emphasis, nor any such effort to read the material as if to convey the meaning of the text. It took me three hours to listen to this 38 minute reading the first time, because I constantly had to rewind the program to "get" what the author was trying to say because of the amateur reading of the narrator. It was worth the effort, but what a shame that audible doesn't offer a reading of this classic which transcribes it more justly!

    9 of 9 people found this review helpful
  • Tamika
    Los Gatos , CA, USA
    13/09/07
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    "As A Man Readeth"

    While the information was tremendously enlightening, the reading was just as tremendously dry and rushed.

    To be sure, the book is a small one but 38 minutes to read this book... the narrator barely took a breath between sentences.

    I wanted to hear the book again and decided to purchase the same book with a different narrator so that I can better take in the information that is being read.

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
  • Joe
    24/03/17
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    "Great"

    A regular listen can help to recenter your day, week or month! Well worth the quick listen.

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  • Jose E. Nunez
    Miami, FL USA
    27/02/17
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    "The Power of Your Thought Process"

    A lot to digest in a few words. A potentially life changing experience.
    Powerful book

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  • westheman
    21/02/17
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    "love it"

    this book was well written, with everyday example. everything start with the you and you are holding the key of your destiny.

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  • Pyanci
    08/01/17
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    "Excellent book for power over your life."

    Love this book. Very encouraging to think on the right path. Suggest this for anyone who is struggling with things in life. Very powerful words.

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  • JUANITA
    30/12/16
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    "love it!"

    great content! 45 minutes well spent. i highly recommended this be read or listened to as often as possible.

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  • lovinlady
    19/11/16
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    "Good Book! !"

    All time classic, message will never grow old. As long as man breathes. Get Book

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  • Daniel
    01/05/16
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    "Great principles"

    Absolutely loved he principles, the voice is kinda boring though. Hard to follow first time.

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  • Deborah P. ONeal
    07/05/15
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    "Spoken too quickly."

    The speaker spoke too fast for good understanding.
    The slower speed 0.75x was a bit distorted.
    This review is complete.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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