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The steady discipline of intimate friendship with Jesus results in men becoming like Him.

The steady discipline of intimate friendship with Jesus results in men becoming like Him.

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Life consists not simply in what heredity and environment do to us but in what we make out of what read more

Life consists not simply in what heredity and environment do to us but in what we make out of what they do to us.

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Christians are supposed not merely to endure change, nor even to profit by it, but to cause it.

Christians are supposed not merely to endure change, nor even to profit by it, but to cause it.

by Harry Emerson Fosdick Found in: Change Quotes,
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He who chooses the beginning of a road chooses the place it leads to. It is the means that determine read more

He who chooses the beginning of a road chooses the place it leads to. It is the means that determine the end.

by Harry Emerson Fosdick Found in: Choice Quotes,
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Democracy is based upon the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.

Democracy is based upon the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.

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I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so read more

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.

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God is not a cosmic bell-boy for whom we can press a button to get things done.

God is not a cosmic bell-boy for whom we can press a button to get things done.

by Harry Emerson Fosdick Found in: God Quotes,
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Bitterness imprisons life; love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life; love empowers it. Bitterness sours life; love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens read more

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.

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Don't simply retire from something; have something to retire to.

Don't simply retire from something; have something to retire to.

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Liberty is always dangerous, but it is the safest thing we have.

Liberty is always dangerous, but it is the safest thing we have.

by Harry Emerson Fosdick Found in: Liberty Quotes,
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