George Fox

1624 - 1691

A Quote by George Fox

The first step to peace is to stand still in the Light....

George Fox (1624 - 1691)

Source: Quaker pamphlet, 1653

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A Quote by George Fox on mind and spirit

Be still and cool in thy own mind and spirit.

George Fox (1624 - 1691)

Source: Journal, 1694

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A Quote by George Fox on gifts and people

He [Oliver Cromwell] said: "I see there is a people risen, that I cannot win either with gifts, honors, offices or places; but all other sects and people I can."

George Fox (1624 - 1691)

Source: Journal, 1694

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A Quote by George Fox on world

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When the Lord sent me forth into the world, He forbade me to put off my hat to any, high or low.

George Fox (1624 - 1691)

Source: Journal, 1694

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A Quote by George Fox on men and people

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The Lord showed me, so that I did see clearly, that he did not dwell in these temples which men had commanded and set up, but in people's hearts . . . his people were his temple, and he dwelt in them.

George Fox (1624 - 1691)

Source: Journal, 1694

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by George Fox on justice

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Justice Bennet of Derby, was the first that called us Quakers, because I bid them tremble at the word of the Lord. This was in the year 1650.

George Fox (1624 - 1691)

Source: Journal, 1694

Contributed by: Zaady

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