265 Total Quotes

Henry+Ward Beecher Quotes

Henry Ward Beecher
We never know the love of our parents for us till we have become parents.
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#Family

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Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.
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#Art

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A library is not a luxury but one of the necessities of life.
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#Libraries

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Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anyone else expects of you. Never excuse yourself.
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#Excuse

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That is true culture which helps us to work for the social betterment of all.
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#Culture

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Well married a person has wings, poorly married shackles.
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#Marriage

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Gambling with cards or dice or stocks is all one thing. It's getting money without giving an equivalent for it.
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#Gambling #Investments

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Compassion will cure more sins than condemnation.
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#Compassion

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In things pertaining to enthusiasm, no man is sane who does not know how to be insane on proper occasions.
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#Enthusiasm

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The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is that one often comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't.
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#Perseverance #Obstinacy

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No man can tell whether he is rich or poor by turning to his ledger. It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich or poor according to what he is, not according to what he has.
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#Heart

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Children are unpredictable. You never know what inconsistency they are going to catch you in next.
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#Children

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Poverty is very good in poems but very bad in the house; very good in maxims and sermons but very bad in practical life.
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#Poems

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Selfishness is that detestable vice which no one will forgive in others, and no one is without in himself
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#Selfishness

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There is tonic in the things that men do not love to hear. Free speech is to a great people what the winds are to oceans ... and where free speech is stopped miasma is bred, and death comes fast.
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#Freedom

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The humblest individual exerts some influence, either for good or evil, upon others
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#Evil

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Never forget what a man says to you when he is angry.
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#Anger

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The test of Christian character should be that a man is a joy-bearing agent to the world
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#Character

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The mother's heart is the child's schoolroom.
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#Heart #Mothers #Mother #Mothers Day

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Every man should be born again on the first day of January. Start with a fresh page. Take up one hole more in the buckle if necessary, or let down one, according to circumstances; but on the first of January let every man gird himself once more, with his face to the front, and take no interest in the things that were and are past.
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#Advice

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No man is sane who does not know how to be insane on the proper occasions.
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#Man

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Affliction comes to us, not to make us sad but sober; not to make us sorry but wise.
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#English Author #Affliction

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Now comes the mystery. (His last words)
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#Mystery

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The unthankful heart discovers no mercies; but the thankful heart will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings.
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#Blessings