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Emmet Fox was born in Ireland, and is a famous New Thought spiritual leader of the early 20th Century. He was educated in England. He had a large influence on the founding of Alcoholics Anonymous.
(1886 - 1951)

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A small spark can start a great fire.
 

Affirm your divine selfhood, look the world in the face and fear nothing.
 

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.
[Thought]
 

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

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.
 

Bless a thing and it will bless you. Curse it and it will curse you...If you bless a situation, it has no power to hurt you, and even if it is troublesome for a time, it will gradually fade out, if you sincerely bless it.
 

Claim your divine, glorious selfhood. Think it, talk it, live it and it will demonstrate itself in your life.
 

Condemn the sin but not the sinner.
 

Criticism is an indirect form of self-boasting.
[Criticism]
 

Divine Wisdom works in you if you do not cross bridges before you come to them.
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Divine Wisdom works in you if you understand that what you have to live with is your own concept of things.
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Do not expect to begin your treatment with a realization. Be thankful if you get it when the work is done.
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God always knows the answer.
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God never hurries.
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He who minds his neighbor's business neglects his own.
 

If you can REALIZE the Presence of God where previously you were thinking of a damaged organ, the organ in question will heal.
[Health]
 

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

It is not possible that you can turn to God in prayer without receiving help.
[Prayer]
 

It is not possible that you could ever find yourself anywhere where God was not fully present, fully active, able and willing to set you free.
 

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


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