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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Compassion will cure more sins than condemnation.

Compassion 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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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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Take all the robes of all the good judges that have ever lived on the face of the earth, and they would not be large enough to cover the iniquity of one corrupt judge

Juries and judges Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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Flowers are the sweetest things that God ever made and forgot to put a soul into

Nature Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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

Painting Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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