Harry Emerson Fosdick Quotes

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Born: May 24, 1878,
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Died: , October 5, 1969
Occupation: Author

1.
Christians are supposed not merely to endure change, nor even to profit by it, but to cause it.
- Harry Emerson Fosdick

2.
Don't simply retire from something have something to retire to.
- Harry Emerson Fosdick

3.
He who knows no hardships will know no hardihood. He who faces no calamity will need no courage. Mysterious though it is, the characteristics in human nature which we love best grow in a soil with a strong mixture of troubles.
- Harry Emerson Fosdick

4.
It is by acts and not by ideas that people live.
- Harry Emerson Fosdick

5.
No horse gets anywhere until he is harnessed. No stream or gas drives anything until it is confined. No Niagara is ever turned into light and power until it is tunneled. No life ever grows great until it is focused, dedicated, disciplined.
- Harry Emerson Fosdick

6.
Picture yourself vividly as winning, and that alone will contribute immeasurably to success.
- Harry Emerson Fosdick

7.
Religion is not a burden, not a weight, it is wings.
- Harry Emerson Fosdick

8.
The steady discipline of intimate friendship with Jesus results in men becoming like Him.
- Harry Emerson Fosdick

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