Emmet Fox Quotes


Best 59 Quotes by Emmet Fox – Page 1 of 2

“A small spark can start a great fire.”

“As thy days, so shall thy strength be which, in modern language, may be translated as thy thoughts so shall thy life be.”

“Do it trembling if you must, but do it!”

“Do not appropriate negative things, replace them, supplant them, with positive and constructive things.”

“If you could only love enough, you could be the most powerful person in the world.”

“It is the food which you furnish to your mind that determines the whole character of your life.”

“It makes no difference how deeply seated may be the trouble, how hopeless the outlook how muddled the tangle, how great the mistake. A sufficient realization of love will dissolve it all.”

“Life is a state of consciousness.”

“Supply yourself with a mental equivalent, and the thing must come to you.”

“Suppose your whole world seems to rock on its foundations. Hold on steadily, let it rock, and when the rocking is over, the picture will have reassembled itself into something much nearer to your heart's desire”

“The art of life is to live in the present moment and to make that moment as perfect as we can by the realization that we are the instruments and expression of God himself.”

“The root of all difficulties is a lack of the sense of the Presence of God.”

“There is no difficulty that enough love will not conquer: no disease that love will not heal: no door that enough love will not open...

It makes no difference how deep set the trouble: how hopeless the outlook: how muddled the tangle: how great the mistake. A sufficient realization of love will dissolve it all.

If only you could love enough you would be the happiest and most powerful being in the world.”

“Thinking clearly and feeling it leads to the demonstration, because in that way the mental equivalent is built.”

“Whatever you experience in your life is really but the out picturing of your own thoughts and beliefs.”

“You must not allow yourself to dwell for a single moment on any kind of negative thought.”

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“You must not under any pretense allow your mind to dwell on any thought that is not positive, constructive, optimistic, kind.”

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“Realizing God as Truth will save you hours of work in research in any field. You will be led to the right book or the right place or the right person without loss of time, or the necessary information will come to you in some other way.”

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Around the Year with Emmet Fox Quotes

“Begin today. The first step that the earnest student must take to locate the Inner Light within himself is to settle on a definite method of working, selecting whichever one seems to suit him best, and then giving it a fair trial.

Merely reading books, making good resolutions, or talking plausibly about the thing will get him nowhere. Get a definite method of working, practice it conscientiously every day; and stick to one method long enough to give it a fair chance.

You would not expect to play the violin after two or three attempts, or to drive a car without a little preliminary practice. Get to work on some concrete problem, choosing preferably whatever it is that you are most afraid of.

Work at it steadily; and if no improvement at all shows itself within, say, a couple of weeks, then try your method on another problem. If you still get no result, then scrap that method and adopt a new one.

Remember, there is a way out. The problem really is, not the getting rid of your difficulties, but finding your own best method for doing it.”

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“If you are looking to outer, passing, mutable things for either happiness or security, you are not putting God first.”

Around the Year with Emmet Fox

“If you have no time for prayer and meditation, you will have lots of time for sickness and trouble.”

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“It cannot be your duty to do anything that is beyond your reach or your strength at the moment. It cannot be your duty to do anything that sacrifices your own integrity or your own spiritual development.”

Around the Year with Emmet Fox

“It is the law that any difficulties that can come to you at any time, must be exactly what you need most at the moment to enable you to take the next step forward by overcoming them. The only real misfortune, the only real tragedy, comes when we suffer without learning the lesson.”

Around the Year with Emmet Fox

“Lack of any kind is always traceable to the fact that we have been seeking our supply from some secondary source, instead of from God himself, the author and giver of life.”

Around the Year with Emmet Fox

“Man is a mental being, and to know this is the first step on the road to freedom and prosperity, for as long as you believe yourself to be primarily physical, a superior kind of animal, you will remain in bondage—in bondage, that is to say, to your own habits of thought, for there is no other bondage.”

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“Nature always takes you at your own valuation.

Believe that you are the child of God. Believe that you express Life, Truth, Love. Believe that Wisdom guides you. Believe that you are a special enterprise on the part of God — and what you really believe, that you will demonstrate.”

Around the Year with Emmet Fox

“No matter how unattractive or how dangerous the road ahead may be, it is better than the road back. The road ahead may be veiled from sight — but you must teach yourself to regard the unknown as friendly.”

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“Of what does the consecrated life consist? Your life is a consecrated one when you are ready at all times to do the will of God — when you are willing and anxious that God may be fully expressed through you, through your thoughts, words, and deeds, during every hour of the day.

You are not concerned with the question of results. Results belong to God.”

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“Some day (when we have enough spiritual growth) we will come to see that the seemingly disjointed happenings, the apparent accidents, are really part of an orderly pattern.”

Around the Year with Emmet Fox

“Someone said that living life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning to play the instrument as we go along. This saying describes the experience very well, but no one should worry about that. We are in this world for exactly that purpose — to learn.

While we are learning we do not expect to produce a perfect work. On this plane we are all students, and what matters is that each year we shall find the quality of our workmanship definitely better.

People are sometimes depressed because their lives do not present a simple, logical, harmonious unfoldment, because their histories seem to be full of inconsistencies, repetitions, dead ends. This, however, is only to be expected during the learning period. Your life has not been rehearsed. It is an adventure, and a discovery, and a training, and it is the final goal that matters.”

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