Harry Emerson Fosdick Quotes



Best 14 Quotes by Harry Emerson Fosdick

“Always take a job that is too big for you.”

“Democracy is based upon the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.”

“Every failure can be considered as a tragedy or a chance to learn something. The latter is healthier.”

“He who cannot rest, cannot work; he who cannot let go, cannot hold on; he who cannot find footing, cannot go forward.”

“It is magnificent to grow old, if one keeps young.”

“It is not marriage that fails; it is people that fail. All that marriage does is to show people up.”

“No man need stay the way he is.”

“Picture yourself vividly as winning, and that alone will contribute immeasurably to success.”

Answers to Real Problems Quotes

“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.”

Answers to Real Problems

As I See Religion Quotes

“Hating people is like burning down your own house to get rid of a rat.”

As I See Religion

Living Under Tension Quotes

“No life ever grows great until it is focused, dedicated, disciplined.”

Living Under Tension

Riverside Sermons Quotes

“Bitterness imprisons life; love releases it.
Bitterness paralyzes life; love empowers it.
Bitterness sours life; love sweetens it.
Bitterness sickens life; love heals it.
Bitterness blinds life; love anoints its eyes.”

Riverside Sermons

“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.”

Riverside Sermons

The Real Problems of Real People Quotes

“A person wrapped up in himself makes a small package.”

The Real Problems of Real People

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