Henry Ward Beecher Quotes


137 Henry Ward Beecher quotes:



"There can be no high civilization where there is not ample leisure"
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"To know that one has a secret is to know half the secret itself."
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"To become an able and successful man in any profession, three things are necessary, nature, study and practice."
"The meanest, most contemptible kind of praise is that which first speaks well of a man, and then qualifies it with a ''But''."
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"It is not well for a man to pray cream and live skim milk."
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"Expedients are for the hour, but principles are for the ages."
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"In the sacred precinct of that dwelling where the despotic woman wields the sceptre of fierce neatness, one treads as if he carried his life in his hands"
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"All words are pegs to hang ideas on."
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"It is not work that kills men; it is worry. Work is healthy; you can hardly put more upon a man than he can bear. Worry is the rust upon the blade. It is not the revolution which destroys the machinery but the friction. Fear secretes acids; but love and trust are sweet juices"
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"He is rich or poor according to what he is, not according to what he has."
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"There never was a person that did anything worth doing who did not really receive more than he gave"
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"Riches without law are more dangerous than is poverty without law"
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"Precise knowledge is the only true knowledge, and he who does not teach exactly, does not teach at all"
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"I don't like these cold, precise, perfect people who, in order not to speak wrong, never speak at all, and in order not to do wrong, never do anything."
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"The moment an ill can be patiently handled, it is disarmed of its poison, though not of its pain."
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"We never know the love of the parent till we become parents ourselves."
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"The philosophy of one century is the common sense of the next"
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