Harry Fosdick Quotes


14 Harry 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."
"Life consists not simply in what heredity and environment do to us but in what we make out of what they do to us."
"Bitterness imprisons life; love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life; love empowers it. Bitterness sours life; love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life; love heals it. Bitterness blinds life; love anoints its eyes."
"Democracy is based upon the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people."
"The half is greater than the whole."
"Hold a picture of yourself long and steadily enough in your mind's eye and you will be drawn toward it. Picture yourself vividly as winning and that alone will contribute immeasurably to success. Great living starts with a picture, held in your imagination, of what you would like to do or be."
"Hating people is like burning down your own house to get rid of a rat."
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"Whatever you laugh at in others, laughs at yourself"
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"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."
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"He who cannot rest, cannot work; he who cannot let go, cannot hold on; he who cannot find footing, cannot go forward."
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"Don't simply retire from something; have something to retire to."
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"Picture yourself vividly as winning, and that alone will contribute immeasurably to success"
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"Liberty is always dangerous, but it is the safest thing we have."
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"Our power is not so much in us as through us."
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