Harry Emerson Fosdick Quotes

Harry Emerson Fosdick Quotes: No virtue is more universally accepted as a test of good character than trustworthiness .
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Harry Emerson Fosdick Quote: To keep the Golden Rule we must put ourselves in other people's places, but to do that consists in and depends upon picturing ourselves in their places. If we had the imagination to do that there would be fewer families estranged by misunderstanding between the older and the younger generations, fewer bitter judgments would pass our lips, fewer racial, national and class prejudices would stain our lives.
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Quotes about Harry Emerson Fosdick: Hating people is like burning down your own house to get rid of a rat.
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Quote about Harry Emerson Fosdick: Christ has given us the most glorious interpretation of life's meaning that man has ever had. The fatherhood of God, the fellowship of the Spirit, the sovereignty of righteousness, the law of love, the glory of service, the coming of the Kingdom, the eternal hope- there was never an interpretation of life to compare with that.
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Harry Emerson Fosdick Sayings: Nothing in this world is more inspiring than a soul up against crippling circumstances who carries it off with courage and faith and undefeated character-nothing! See Light From Many Lamps, edited by L. E. Watson, article by H. E. Fosdick, pp. 93-94 re: a serious cripple who succeeded.
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Harry Emerson Fosdick Saying: When you hear a person say,
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Sayings about Harry Emerson Fosdick: It is not marriage that fails; it is people that fail. All that marriage does is to show people up.
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Saying about Harry Emerson Fosdick: My friends, nothing in all the world is so much worth thinking of as God, Christ, the Bible, sin and salvation, the divine purposes for humankind, life everlasting. But you cannot challenge the dedicated thinking of this generation to these sublime themes upon any such terms as are laid down by an intolerant church.
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Harry Emerson Fosdick Quotes: He who knows no hardships will know no hardihood. He who faces no calamity will need no courage. Mysterious though it is, the characteristics in human nature which we love best grow in a soil with a strong mixture of troubles.
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Harry Emerson Fosdick Quote: One must have the adventurous daring to accept oneself as a bundle of possibilities and undertake the most interesting game in the world -- making the most of one's best.
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