Henry Ward Beecher Quotes


137 Henry Ward Beecher quotes:



"You have come into a hard world. I know of only one easy place in it, and that is the grave."
Author: Beecher Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes
"The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret of outward success."
Author: Beecher Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"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."
Author: Beecher Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"Affliction comes to us, not to make us sad but sober; not to make us sorry but wise."
Author: Beecher Quotes Category: English Author Quotes Affliction Quotes
"In this world it is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich."
"Good nature is worth more than knowledge, more than money, more than honor, to the persons who possess it."
Author: Beecher Quotes Category: Wisdom Quotes Temperament Quotes
"We should not judge people by their peak of excellence; but by the distance they have traveled from the point where they started."
"Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made and forgot to put a soul into."
Author: Beecher Quotes Category: Nature Quotes
"We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves."
Author: Beecher Quotes Category: Parenting Quotes
"The dog is the god of frolic."
Author: Beecher Quotes Category: Animals Quotes Pets Quotes
"A man's true state of power and riches is to be in himself."
Author: Beecher Quotes Category: Power Quotes Self-expression Quotes
"I can forgive, but I cannot forget, is only another way of saying, I will not forgive. Forgiveness ought to be like a cancelled note - torn in two, and burned up, so that it never can be shown against one."
"The worst thing in this world, next to anarchy, is government."
Author: Beecher Quotes Category: Government Quotes
"I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love."
"We are always on the anvil; by trials God is shaping us for higher things."
Author: Beecher Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes Religion Quotes
"Every young man would do well to remember that all successful business stands on the foundation of morality."
Author: Beecher Quotes Category: Business Quotes
"Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul."
"Tears are often the telescope by which men see far into heaven."
"Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody expects of you. Never excuse yourself."
Author: Beecher Quotes Category: Leadership Quotes
"Well married a person has wings, poorly married shackles."
Author: Beecher Quotes Category: Marriage Quotes



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