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Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: Christians are supposed not merely to endure change, Christians are supposed not merely to endure change, nor even to profit by it, but to cause it. Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: I hate war for its consequences, for the I hate war for its consequences, for the lies it lives on and propagates, for the undying hatreds it arouses. Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: Democracy is based upon the conviction that there Democracy is based upon the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people. Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: It is magnificent to grow old, if one It is magnificent to grow old, if one keeps young. — Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: Life consists not simply in what heredity and Life consists not simply in what heredity and environment do to us but in what we make out of what they do to us. — Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: Whatever you laugh at in others, laughs at Whatever you laugh at in others, laughs at yourself. — Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: Nothing in human life, least of all in Nothing in human life, least of all in religion, is ever right until it is beautiful. — Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: All altruism springs from putting yourself in the All altruism springs from putting yourself in the other person's place. — Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: Always take a job that is too big Always take a job that is too big for you. — Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: Hating people is like burning down your own Hating people is like burning down your own house to get rid of a rat. — Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: Every year the inventions of science weave more Every year the inventions of science weave more inextricably the web that binds man to man, group to group, nation to nation. — Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: We cannot all be great, but we can We cannot all be great, but we can always attach ourselves to something that it great. — Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: The tragedy of war is that it uses The tragedy of war is that it uses man's best to do man's worst. — Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: It is cynicism and fear that freeze life; It is cynicism and fear that freeze life; it is faith that thaws it out, releases it, sets it free. — Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: Picture yourself vividly as winning, and that alone Picture yourself vividly as winning, and that alone will contribute immeasurably to success. — Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: No virtue is more universally accepted as a No virtue is more universally accepted as a test of good character than trustworthiness . — Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: Of all mad faiths maddest is the faith Of all mad faiths maddest is the faith that we can get rid of faith. — Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: No one can get inner peace by pouncing No one can get inner peace by pouncing on it. — Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: Life is like a library owned by the Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him. — Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: In the foothills of the Himalayas, one hears In the foothills of the Himalayas, one hears the prayer: "Oh Lord, we know not what is good for us. You know what it is. For it we pray." — Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: Preaching is personal counseling on a group basis. Preaching is personal counseling on a group basis. — Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: Liberty is always dangerous, but it is the Liberty is always dangerous, but it is the safest thing we have. — Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: No one can be wrong with man and No one can be wrong with man and right with God. — Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: It is by acts (actions) and not by It is by acts (actions) and not by ideas (mere thoughts) that people [really] live. — Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: Great living starts with a picture, held in Great living starts with a picture, held in your imagination, of what you would like to do or be. — Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: He is a poor son whose sonship does He is a poor son whose sonship does not make him desire to serve all men's mothers. — Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: No character is ultimately tested until it has No character is ultimately tested until it has suffered. — Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: I hate war ... for the dictatorships it I hate war ... for the dictatorships it puts in the place of democracies, and for the starvation that stalks after it. — Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: Religion is something that only secondarily can be Religion is something that only secondarily can be taught. It must must primarily be taught. — Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: The finest quality of our characters do not The finest quality of our characters do not come from trying but from the mysterious and yet most effective capacity to be inspired. — Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: It is not marriage that fails; it is It is not marriage that fails; it is people that fail. All that marriage does is to show people up. — Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: Atheism is a theoretical formulation of the discouraged Atheism is a theoretical formulation of the discouraged life ... — Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: The steady discipline of intimate friendship with Jesus The steady discipline of intimate friendship with Jesus results in men becoming like Him. — Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: [L]ife ceases to be a fraction and becomes [L]ife ceases to be a fraction and becomes an integer. — Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: God is not a cosmic bellboy for whom God is not a cosmic bellboy for whom we can press a button to get things. — Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: Every failure can be considered as a tragedy Every failure can be considered as a tragedy or a chance to learn something. The latter is healthier — Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: We cannot restore integrity and morality to our We cannot restore integrity and morality to our society until each of us-singly and individually-takes responsibility for our actions. — Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: I would rather live in a world where I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it. — Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: One could almost phrase the motto of our One could almost phrase the motto of our modern civilization thus: Science is my shepherd; I shall not want. — Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: One never finds life worth living. One always One never finds life worth living. One always has to make it work living. — Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: Happiness is not mostly pleasure, it is mostly Happiness is not mostly pleasure, it is mostly victory. — Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: Don't simply retire from something; have something to Don't simply retire from something; have something to retire to. — Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: Bitterness imprisons life; love releases it. Bitterness imprisons life; love releases it. — Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: No man is the whole of himself; his No man is the whole of himself; his friends are the rest of him. — Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: Life asks not merely what you can do; Life asks not merely what you can do; it asks how much can you endure and not be spoiled. — Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: Our power is not so much in us Our power is not so much in us as through us. — Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: Opinions may be mistaken; love never is. Opinions may be mistaken; love never is. — Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: The stars are not so strange as the The stars are not so strange as the mind that studies them, analyzes their light, and measures their distance. — Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: He who cannot rest, cannot work; he who He who cannot rest, cannot work; he who cannot let go, cannot hold on; he who cannot find footing, cannot go forward. — Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: All intelligent faith in God has behind it All intelligent faith in God has behind it a background of humble agnosticism. — Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: No man need stay the way he is. No man need stay the way he is. — Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: Religion is not a burden, not a weight, Religion is not a burden, not a weight, it is wings. — Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: Falsehood is never better than truth, theft better Falsehood is never better than truth, theft better than honesty, treachery better than loyalty, cowardice better than courage. — Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: What a testing of character adversity is. What a testing of character adversity is. — Harry Emerson Fosdick
Emerson Fosdick Quotes By Harry Emerson Fosdick: God has put within our lives meanings and God has put within our lives meanings and possibilities that quite outrun the limits of mortality. — Harry Emerson Fosdick