Henry Ward Beecher Quotes


137 Henry Ward Beecher quotes:



"A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road."
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"Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith."
"Faith is spiritualized imagination."
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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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"The babe at first feeds upon the mother's bosom, but it is always on her heart."
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"The mother's heart is the child's schoolroom."
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"Every charitable act is a stepping stone toward heaven."
"Education is the knowledge of how to use the whole of oneself. Many men use but one or two faculties out of the score with which they are endowed. A man is educated who knows how to make a tool of every faculty--how to open it, how to keep it sharp, and how to apply it to all practical purposes."
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"No man is such a conqueror, as the one that has defeated himself."
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"The overweening self-respect of conceited men relieves others from the duty of respecting them at all"
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"He who is false to present duty breaks a thread in the loom, and will find the flaw when he may have forgotten its cause."
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"The humblest individual exerts some influence, either for good or evil, upon others"
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"Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anyone else expects of you. Never excuse yourself."
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"The most dangerous people are the ignorant."
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"Love is the river of life in the world."
"Young love is a flame; very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable."
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"The cynic is one who never sees a good quality in a man, and never fails to see a bad one. He is the human owl, vigilant in darkness and blind to light, mousing for vermin, and never seeing noble game."
"That is true culture which helps us to work for the social betterment of all."
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"It is not what we read, but what we remember that makes us learned. It is not what we intend but what we do that makes us useful. And, it is not a few faint wishes but a lifelong struggle that makes us valiant."
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"No emotion, any more than a wave, can long retain its own individual form"
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