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Quotes By Henry Ward Beecher

Nationality
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DOB
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24-06-1813
DOD
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8-03-1887

Clergyman Henry Ward Beecher was born on 24th June 1813 AD. An American citizen, Henry Ward Beecher was born in United States. Henry Ward Beecher was 74 years old when he died on 8th March 1887 AD. In his life Henry Ward Beecher was famous not only for his work but also for quotations and sayings, some of which are quite popular and listed here.

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

- Henry Ward Beecher

Hold yourself to a higher standard than anyone else expects of you. Never excuse yourself.

- Henry Ward Beecher

Troubles are often the tools by which God fashions us for better things.

- Henry Ward Beecher

I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.

- Henry Ward Beecher

Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody else expects of you. Never excuse yourself. Never pity yourself. Be a hard master to yourself-and be lenient to everybody else.

- Henry Ward Beecher

All words are pegs to hang ideas on.

- Henry Ward Beecher

Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house.

- Henry Ward Beecher

We should not judge people by their peak of excellence; but by the distance they have traveled from the point where they started.

- Henry Ward Beecher

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

- Henry Ward Beecher

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

- Henry Ward Beecher

Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore?

- Henry Ward Beecher

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

- Henry Ward Beecher

The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things.

- Henry Ward Beecher

Adversity, if for no other reason, is of benefit, since it is sure to bring a season of sober reflection. People see clearer at such times. Storms purify the atmosphere.

- Henry Ward Beecher

A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs, jolted by every pebble in the road.

- Henry Ward Beecher

Now comes the mystery! (last words)

- Henry Ward Beecher

No man is more cheated than the selfish man.

- Henry Ward Beecher

There are more quarrels smothered by just shutting your mouth, and holding it shut, than by all the wisdom in the world.

- Henry Ward Beecher

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.

- Henry Ward Beecher

Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.

- Henry Ward Beecher

The unthankful heart... discovers no mercies; but let the thankful heart sweep through the day and, as the magnet finds the iron, so it will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings!

- Henry Ward Beecher

Children are the hands by which we take hold of the heaven.

- Henry Ward Beecher

A book is good company. It is full of conversation without loquacity. It comes to your longing with full instruction, but pursues you never.

- Henry Ward Beecher

A church debt is the devil's salary.

- Henry Ward Beecher

A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road.

- Henry Ward Beecher

All ambitions are lawful except those that climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind.

- Henry Ward Beecher

All men are tempted. There is no man that lives that can't be broken down, provided it is the right temptation, put in the right spot.

- Henry Ward Beecher

Beware of him who hates the laugh of a child.

- Henry Ward Beecher

Children are the hands by which we take hold of heaven.

- Henry Ward Beecher

Clothes and manners do not make the man; but, when he is made, they greatly improve his appearance.

- Henry Ward Beecher

Compassion will cure more sins than condemnation.

- Henry Ward Beecher

Every charitable act is a stepping stone toward heaven.

- Henry Ward Beecher

Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith.

- Henry Ward Beecher

Faith is spiritualized imagination.

- Henry Ward Beecher

In this world it is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.

- Henry Ward Beecher

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