"Just as a gardener cultivates his plot, keeping it free from weeds, growing the flowers and fruits, which he requires,
so may a man tend the garden of his mind,
weeding out all the wrong, useless and impure thoughts, and cultivating toward perfection the flowers and fruits of the right, useful, and pure thoughts.
By pursuing this process, a man sooner or later discovers that he is the master gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
He also reveals, within himself, the laws of thought, and understands, with ever-increasing accuracy,
how the thought-forces and mind-elements operate in the shaping of his character, circumstance, and destiny."
– James Allen As A Man Thinketh