Florence Scovel Shinn

Florence Scovell Shinn (September 24, 1871October 17, 1940) was an American artist and book illustrator who became a New Thought spiritual teacher and metaphysical writer. She published three books in her lifetime: The Game of Life and How to Play It (1925); Your Word is Your Wand (1928); and The Secret Door to Success (1940).

QuotesEdit

  • The game of life is the game of boomerangs. Our thoughts, deeds and words return to us sooner or later, with astounding accuracy.
    • The Game of Life and How to Play It (1925)
  • Every great work, every big accomplishment, has been brought into manifestation through holding to the vision, and often just before the big achievement, comes apparent failure and discouragement.
    • The Game of Life and How to Play It (1925)

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  • Florence Scovel Shinn photograph Group picture of Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts students 1894, showing Florence Scovel standing. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington. Accessed May 2008
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