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Emmet Fox Quotes

I hope you find these Emmet Fox Quotes inspiring and motivational.

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

Related topics: Positive

Footprints in the sands of time...
Where have you been?
Where are you going?
Why are you going there?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is without meaning.
You bring the meaning to it.
The meaning of life is
whatever you ascribe it to be.
Being alive is the meaning.
- Joseph Campbell

Remember, no matter where you go, there you are.
- Confucius


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Thank you for joining me on this journey we call life,
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

To live is to choose. But to choose well,
you must know who you are and what you stand for,
where you want to go and why you want to get there.
- Kofi Annan

Change what you see,
by changing how you see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


 

Don't Take Anything Personally.
Nothing others do is because of you.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz (don Miguel Ruiz)

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Mastery is not measured by the number of terrible
things you eliminate from your life, but by
the number of times you eliminate calling them terrible.
- Neale Donald Walsch

You can fool all the people some of the time,
and some of the people all the time,
but you cannot fool all the people all the time.
- Abraham Lincoln (sometimes attributed to P. T. Barnum)

Put some distance between yourself
and whatever is concerning you.
Distance in space or time
always creates a new perspective.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed;
if in terms of ten years, plant trees;
if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
- Confucius

If you have health, you probably will be happy,
and if you have health and happiness,
you have all the wealth you need, even if it is not all you want.
- Elbert Hubbard

What you plant now, you will harvest later.
- Og Mandino

Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others.
He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.
- The Buddha

There are some things you learn best in calm,
and some in storm.
- Willa Cather

When you argue with reality,
you lose - but only always.
- Byron Katie

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
- Socrates

Pride comes in two flavors -
be careful which you choose -
choose honor, not ego.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Your word is the power that you have to create
- don Miguel Ruiz

Nurture your mind with great thoughts,
for you will never go any higher than you think.
- Benjamin Disraeli

You change the past when you change the way you see it.
- Alan Cohen

Stand often in the company of dreamers.
They believe you can achieve impossible things.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

You can't stop the music, nobody can stop the music.
- Village People

How do you want to be remembered?
Live life full out - Begin today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

Only put off until tomorrow
what you are willing to die having left undone.
- Pablo Picasso

It's not what you don't know that kills you,
it's what you know for sure that ain't true.
- Mark Twain

One of the surest ways to cause
yourself great suffering
is to insist upon being right -
to demand that all others view life
exactly as you view it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Whenever you are angry, be assured that
it is not only a present evil,
but that you have increased a habit.
- Epictetus

When you are content to be simply yourself
and don't compare or compete,
everybody will respect you.
- Lao Tzu

If you want peace, stop fighting.
If you want peace of mind,
stop fighting with your thoughts.
- Peter McWilliams

The things of this world exist;
they are; you can't refuse them.
- Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching - Book One #2 - version by Ursula K. Le Guin

If you think you're free, there's no escape possible.
- Ram Dass

If you want reality to be different than it is,
you might as well try to teach a cat to bark.
- Byron Katie

Live boldly. Laugh Loudly. Love Truly.
Play as often as you can
Work as smart as you are able.
Share your heart as deeply as you can reach.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Whatever you do may seem insignificant to you,
but it is most important that you do it.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

You have to do your own growing
no matter how tall your grandfather was.
- Abraham Lincoln

Words make you think a thought.
Music makes you feel a feeling.
A song makes you feel a thought.
- E. Y. Harburg

You have to know how to accept rejection, and reject acceptance.
- Ray Bradbury

"To know" is to know that you know nothing.
That is the meaning of true knowledge.
- Confucius

Dare to dream of your great success.
Become intimate with those things
which deeply motivate you
and regularly work toward
the realization of that mission.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

To be conscious that you are ignorant
is a great step to knowledge.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Stand Tall, Stand Proud.
Know that you are unique and magnificent.
You do not need the approval of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You have not converted a man because you have silenced him.
- John Morley

Do not seek to bring things to pass
in accordance with your wishes,
but wish for them as they are,
and you will find them.
- Epictetus

Everyone is a mirror image of yourself -
your own thinking coming back at you.
- Byron Katie

The more you see the less you know.
- Bono

You must unlearn what you have learned.
- the character Yoda in the movie Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
- Dolly Parton

First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak.
- Epictetus

Reality is what you believe it to be.
It's what you put your thought and energy into,
because your hands physically manifest thought.
So your world becomes what you feel and what you think.
- Jewel

Before you criticize a man,
walk a mile in his shoes.
- Anonymous

You have to learn the rules of the game.
And then you have to play better than anyone else.
- Albert Einstein

You have a choice about the perspective you take on life.
See tragedy, and the world is tragic -
see beauty, and the world is beautiful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The only wealth which you will keep forever
is the wealth you have given away.
- Marcus Aurelius

You Create Your Own Reality.
- Anonymous

No one can give you freedom but you.
- Byron Katie

Life is what you make it.
- Anonymous

The way to happiness is what I call Zero-Based Gratitude.
Each day be happy and grateful for what you have,
independent of yesterday and of other people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When angry, count to ten before you speak.
If very angry, count to one hundred.
- Thomas Jefferson

Life is like a game of cards.
The hand you are dealt is determinism;
the way you play it is free will.
- Jawaharlal Nehru

If you wait for opportunities to occur,
you will be one of the crowd.
- Edward de Bono

Know that time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
You give your own meaning to time, as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The first principle is that you must not fool yourself -
and you are the easiest person to fool.
- Richard Feynman

Listen or your tongue will keep you deaf.
- Native American Proverb

If you do not change direction,
you may end up where you are heading.
- Lao Tzu

You grow up the day you have
your first real laugh - at yourself.
- Ethel Barrymore

Books are mirrors:
you only see in them what you already have inside you.
- Carlos Ruiz Zafon

To realize that you do not understand is a virtue;
Not to realize that you do not understand is a defect.
- Lao Tzu


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