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Michael J. Fox – 23 Quotes

 

23 Quotes by Michael J. Fox

 

I believe that the majority of times the scale tilts toward the good. It’s this amazing thing that rolls on and if we get in the flow of it, that’s God. And if we fight it, if we swim the other way, we’re swimming away from the purest expression of this life.

– Michael J. Fox


I am careful not to confuse excellence with perfection. Excellence I can reach for perfection is God’s business.

– Michael J. Fox


What other people think about me is not my business.

– Michael J. Fox


I’m a dad, I’m a husband, I’m an activist, I’m a writer and I’m just a student of the world.

– Michael J. Fox


I always felt that I came up short in the education department, but I’ve come to the conclusion that we all get an education.

– Michael J. Fox


There’s always failure. And there’s always disappointment. And there’s always loss. But the secret is learning from the loss, and realizing that none of those holes are vacuums.

– Michael J. Fox


Family is not an important thing. It’s everything.

– Michael J. Fox


I really love being alive. I love my family and my work. I love the opportunity I have to do things. That’s what happiness is.

– Michael J. Fox


If I don’t get food in my mouth, I’m still happy. If my pants are round my ankles, as long as I don’t get arrested for indecent exposure, I’m happy. I’m worried about keeping my hair, not how it’s combed.

– Michael J. Fox


I have no choice about whether or not I have Parkinson’s. I have nothing but choices about how I react to it. In those choices, there’s freedom to do a lot of things in areas that I wouldn’t have otherwise found myself in.

– Michael J. Fox


I’m going to marry a Jewish woman because I like the idea of getting up Sunday morning and going to the deli.

– Michael J. Fox


My happiness grows in direct proportion to my acceptance, and in inverse proportion to my expectations.

– Michael J. Fox


I think the scariest person in the world is the person with no sense of humor.

– Michael J. Fox


No, I got a GED in my 30s. My kids know that I never stop learning, and they know I love reading. I have books overflowing everywhere. I am current on today’s events and I read the paper every day, and we talk about it, so they see that appetite.

– Michael J. Fox


But the key to our marriage is the capacity to give each other a break. And to realize that it’s not how our similarities work together it’s how our differences work together.

– Michael J. Fox


Medical science has proven time and again that when the resources are provided, great progress in the treatment, cure, and prevention of disease can occur.

– Michael J. Fox


I worked very hard on those movies but there was some creative connection that wasn’t being made.

– Michael J. Fox


Life is the power that’s greater than I can ever comprehend. The way life runs through everything, even the tiniest elements of nature – that makes me humble.

– Michael J. Fox


Zoos are becoming facsimiles – or perhaps caricatures – of how animals once were in their natural habitat. If the right policies toward nature were pursued, we would need no zoos at all.

– Michael J. Fox


I like to encourage people to realize that any action is a good action if it’s proactive and there is positive intent behind it.

– Michael J. Fox


I don’t have a set of tenets, but I live an ethical life. I practice a humility that presupposes there’s a power greater than myself. And I always believe, don’t inflict harm where it’s not necessary.

– Michael J. Fox


I truly believe that we have infinite levels of power that we don’t even know are available to us.

– Michael J. Fox


In my 50s I’ll be dancing at my children’s weddings.

– Michael J. Fox


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