There is no difficulty that enough LOVE will not conquer, no disease that enough LOVE will not heal, no door that enough LOVE will not open, no gulf that enough LOVE will not bridge, no wall that enough LOVE will not throw down, no sin that enough LOVE will not redeem.

— Emmet Fox

The most valuable Emmet Fox quotes that are life-changing and eye-opening

You must not under any pretense allow your mind to dwell on any thought that is not positive, constructive, optimistic, kind.


You are not happy because you are well.

You are well because you are happy. You are not depressed because trouble has come to you, but trouble has come to you because you are depressed. You can change your thoughts and feelings, and then the outer things will come to correspond, and indeed there is no other way of working.


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. We grow into the thing that fills our thoughts as inevitably as the stream merges into the ocean at last.


You must not allow yourself to dwell for a single moment on any kind of negative thought.


What we experience is our own concept of things.

That is why no two people see quite the same world, and why, in many cases, different people see such different worlds. To put it another way, we make our own world by the way in which we think; for we really do live in a world of our own thoughts.


It is the food which you furnish to your mind that determines the whole character of your life.


The great difference between the two feelings is that love is always creative, and fear is always destructive.


I send out thoughts of love and peace and healing to the whole universe: to all trees and plants and growing things, to all beasts and birds and fishes, and to every man, woman and child on earth, without any distinction.


Look where you are going because you will inevitably go where you are looking.


Most people who have a problem concentrate on the problem.

They take it to bed with them and stay awake all night thinking it over. Let go of that problem. Rise above it in consciousness.


Claim your divine, glorious selfhood.

Think it, talk it, live it and it will demonstrate itself in your life.


. . . in the spiritual life you must practice. And the only way to practice is by trying to solve your problems with prayer. This develops your spiritual power and it also trains you to use that spiritual power in the most effective way.


About Emmet Fox

Quotes 86 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Author
Birthday October 16

Stop thinking about your difficulties, whatever they are, and start thinking about God instead.


There is no difficulty that enough love will not conquer.


If you seem to yourself to be lacking in certain necessary qualities, if your character seems to lack strength, ask God to give you what you need - and He will. You can build any quality into your mentality by meditating upon that quality every day.


A man dies daily, only to be reborn in the morning, bigger, better and wiser.


When you are in difficulties, look upon the overcoming of them as a great adventure.


Criticism is an indirect form of self-boasting.


It is the Law that any difficulties that can come to you at any time, no matter what they are, must be exactly what you need most at the moment, to enable you to take the next step forward by overcoming them. The only real misfortune, the only real tragedy, comes when we suffer without learning the lesson.


To become proficient in any field you must practise.

There is simply no achievement without practice and the more practice, provided it is done intelligently, the greater will the proficiency be and the sooner will it be attained.


A sufficient realization of love will dissolve it all.

If only you could love enough you would be the happiest and most powerful being in the world.


It makes no difference how deeply seated may be the trouble, how hopeless the outlook, how muddled the tangle, how great the mistake. A sufficient realization of love will dissolve it all.


It makes no difference how deeply seated may be the trouble, how hopeless the outlook how muddled the tangle, how great the mistake. A sufficient realization of love will dissolve it all.


If you could only love enough, you could be the most powerful person in the world.


Whatever you experience in your life is really but the outpicturing of your own thoughts and beliefs. Now, you can change these thoughts and beliefs, and then the outer picture must change too. The outer picture cannot change until you change your thought.


Love is by far the most important thing of all.


Human nature is such that humans can turn to God anywhere at any time, and by believing in His care and protection, and thinking in accordance with this belief, fill their hearts with peace and poise, rebuild their bodies into health and strength, and surround themselves with harmonious and joyous conditions.


You cannot be healthy; you cannot be happy; you cannot be prosperous; if you have a bad disposition.


If you want to dismiss a negative thought, the only way to do so is to think of something positive and constructive.


And the Truth turns out to be nothing less than the amazing but undeniable fact that the whole outer world -whether it be the physical body, the common things of life, the winds and the rain, the clouds, the earth itself -is amenable to man's thought, and that he had dominion over it when he knows it.


Each day is a new life. Each moment is really a new life. What we call memories are really present thoughts. What we call anticipations are really present thoughts. No one has ever lived in any moment except the present.


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.


Your Heart's Desire is the Voice of God, and that Voice must be obeyed sooner or later.


a small spark can start a great fire


If people would reflect that one can only do one thing at a time and therefore there is never more than one thing to do at a time, there would be less fatigue in the world.


When things are going wrong declare constantly that you are not going to be afraid or intimidated by any outer condition.


As thy days, so shall thy strength be which, in modern language, may be translated as thy thoughts so shall thy life be.


We affirm the harmony that we seek in order to provide the subconscious with a blue print of the work to be done.


Affirm for yourself that you are a success.

Affirm that you are successful in getting rid of your clutter. If you are having a hard time getting started, be grateful that you are such a successful clutterer. Who else could have amassed such a collection of stuff?


Life is a state of consciousness.


The art of life is to live in the present moment


Where you stand today does not matter;

it is the direction in which your are moving, and the rate at which you travel, that count.


Many people look upon change with dread and foreboding.

But for those on the spiritual path-for those who believe in God and the power of prayer-change is a fuller expression of life. When a problem or condition arises in your life that indicates a change, rely upon God, and realize that it is not so much that a door has closed on a chapter of your life, but rather that a door has opened on new and more interesting things.


You can never solve a problem on the same level as the problem.


Bless a thing and it will bless you. Curse it and it will Curse you.


Welcome any change that comes into any phase in your life;

insist that it is going to turn out for the better - and it will. See the Angel of God in it, and the Angel of God will make all things new.


Constant rhythmical movement is necessary to health and harmony.

Much ill health is due to emotional congestion.


Live in the present moment and find your interest and happiness in the things of today.


Supply yourself with a mental equivalent, and the thing must come to you.