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93 Famous Quotes by Henry Ward Beecher
6/24/1813 - 3/8/1887
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How things look on the outside of us depends on how things are on the inside of us.

Appearance Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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

Children Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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A cup of coffee - real coffee - home-browned, home ground, home made, that comes to you dark as a hazel-eye, but changes to a golden bronze as you temper it with cream that never cheated, but was real cream from its birth, thick, tenderly yellow, perfectly sweet, neither lumpy nor frothing on the Java: such a cup of coffee is a match for twenty blue devils and will exorcise them all.

Coffee Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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Ones best success comes after their greatest disappointments.

Disappointment Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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

Sanity Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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The ignorant classes are the dangerous classes.

Class Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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The worst thing in this world, next to anarchy, is government.

Government Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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There are many persons who look on Sunday as a sponge to wipe out the sins of the week

Confession Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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

Manners Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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Laws and institutions are constantly tending to gravitate. Like clocks, they must be occasionally cleansed, and wound up, and set to true time.

Progress Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher , Source: Life Thoughts

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

Sacrifice Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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

Libraries Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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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.

Obstinacy Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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Every charitable act is a stepping stone towards heaven.

Charity Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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There is no faculty of the human soul so persistent and universal as that of hatred.

Hate Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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A library is but the soul's burial-ground. It is the land of shadows.

Libraries Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher , Source: Star Papers--Oxford--Bodleian Library

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Greatness lies not in being strong, but in the right use of strength.

Strength Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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Now comes the mystery.

Death Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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

Affliction Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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

Clothes Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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Compassion will cure more sins than condemnation.

Compassion Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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Doctrine is nothing but the skin of truth set up and stuffed.

Doctrine Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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Every father should remember that one day his son will follow his example instead of his advice

Fathers Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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

Humor Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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The sun does not shine for a few trees and flowers, but for the wide world's joy.

Joy Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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