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Harry Emerson Fosdick (1878-1969) American clergyman, author, teacher

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It is by acts and not by ideas that people live. - Harry Emerson Fosdick


Preaching is personal counselling on a group basis. - Harry Emerson Fosdick


We cannot all be great, but we can always attach ourselves to something that it great. - Harry Emerson Fosdick


The tragedy of war is that it uses man's best to do man's worst. - Harry Emerson Fosdick


Hold a picture of yourself long and steadily enough in your mind's eye, and you will be drawn toward it. - Harry Emerson Fosdick


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. - Harry Emerson Fosdick


Democracy is based upon the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people. - Harry Emerson Fosdick


He who cannot rest, cannot work; he who cannot let go, cannot hold on; he who cannot find footing, cannot go forward. - Harry Emerson Fosdick


Don't simply retire from something; have something to retire to. - Harry Emerson Fosdick


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 tunnelled. No life ever grows great until it is focused, dedicated, disciplined. - Harry Emerson Fosdick