QUOTES (Emmet Fox)


Definition of Quote:
Repeat of words or a text by another person.

Synonyms of Quote:
Recite, repeat, reproduce, restate, echo, reiterate, excerpt, etc.

These notes are from recovery in AA and/or related 12 step programs.
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We hope you find them helpful.

Love in fellowship.


It is the Law that any difficulties that can come to you at any time, no matter what they are, 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. –Emmet Fox

You are not happy because you are well.  You are well because you are happy.  You are not depressed because trouble has come to you, but trouble has come to you because you are depressed.  You can change your thoughts and feelings, and then the outer things will come to correspond, and indeed there is no other way of working. –Emmet Fox


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. –Emmet Fox

If you could only love enough, you could be the most powerful person in the world. –Emmet Fox

You must not allow yourself to dwell for a single moment on any kind of negative thought. –Emmet Fox

Life is a state of consciousness. –Emmet Fox

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. –Emmet Fox

Do it trembling if you must, but do it! –Emmet Fox

The root of all difficulties is a lack of the sense of the Presence of God. –Emmet Fox

If you have no time for prayer and meditation, you will have lots of time for sickness and trouble. –Emmet Fox

is nothing in the universe that you cannot do or be if you are mentally ready. –Emmet Fox


The great difference between the two feelings is that love is always creative, and fear is always destructive. –Emmet Fox

must not allow yourself to dwell for a single moment on any kind of negative thought. –Emmet Fox

Stop thinking about your difficulties, whatever they are, and start thinking about God instead. –Emmet Fox

Look where you are going because you will inevitably go where you are looking. –Emmet Fox

The story of your life is really the story of the relations between yourself and God. –Emmet Fox

To be afraid is to have more faith in evil than in God. –Emmet Fox

Criticism is an indirect form of self-boasting. –Emmet Fox

It is the food which you furnish to your mind that determines the whole character of your life. –Emmet Fox

Live in the present moment and find your interest and happiness in the things of today. –Emmet Fox

Life is a state of consciousness. –Emmet Fox


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