22 Emmet Fox quotes to inspire you

Here is a compilation of 22 inspirational Emmet Fox quotes to encourage you along your journey.

Emmet Fox was a spiritual leader of the early 20th century, he is popular within the self-help community.  He is the author of bestselling books from The Sermon on the Mount, Around the Year and many more.

22 Emmet Fox quotes

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

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

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

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

5. “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.” – Emmet Fox

6. “You cannot be healthy; you cannot be happy; you cannot be prosperous; if you have a bad disposition.” – Emmet Fox

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

8. “The more you think of grievances, the more such trials you will continue to receive; the more you think of the good fortune you have had, the more good fortune will come to you.” – Emmet Fox

9. “Do it trembling if you must, but do it!” – Emmet Fox

10. “Holding on to anger is like drinking poison expecting the other person to die.” – Emmet Fox

11. “Attention is the key to life. Whatever you really give your attention to, you become. Whatever you really concentrate upon will come into your life.” – Emmet Fox

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

13. 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. Remember that God is always on the road ahead.” – Emmet Fox

14. “Whenever you are afraid of something you are worshipping it. Whatever you fear, you bow down to and give it power.” – Emmet Fox

15. “Prayer does change things.” – Emmet Fox

16. “A small spark can start a great fire.” – Emmet Fox

17. “Now we can choose the sort of thoughts that we entertain. It will be a little difficult to break a bad habit of thought, but it can be done. We can choose how we shall think—in point of fact, we always do choose—and therefore our lives are just the result of the kind of thoughts we have.” – Emmet Fox

18. “What you think upon grows. Whatever you allow to occupy your mind you magnify in your life. Whether the subject of your thought be good or bad, the law works and the condition grows.” – Emmet Fox

19. “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

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

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

22. “Nature always takes you at your own valuation. Believe you are the child of God-really believe it. Believe that you express Divine Life, Divine Truth, and Divine Love. Believe that Divine Wisdom guides you. Believe that God is your supply. Believe that God is helping and blessing humanity through you. Believe that you are a special enterprise on the part of God and that he is opening your way-and what you really believe, that you will demonstrate.” – Emmet Fox


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