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93 Famous Quotes by Henry Ward Beecher
6/24/1813 - 3/8/1887
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Indeed, unless a man can link his written thoughts with the everlasting wants of men, so that they shall draw more from them as wells, there is no more immortality to the thoughts and feelings of the soul than to the muscles and bones.

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

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As for marigolds, poppies, hollyhocks, and valorous sunflowers, we shall never have a garden without them, both for their own sake, and for the sake of old-fashioned folks, who used to love them.

Flowers Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher , Source: Star Papers--A Discourse of Flowers

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Flowers have an expression of countenance as much as men and animals. Some seem to smile; some have a sad expression; some are pensive and diffident; others again are plain, honest and upright, like the broad-faced sunflower and the hollyhock.

Flowers Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher , Source: Star Papers--A Discourse of Flowers

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Many men are mere warehouses full of merchandise--the head, the heart, are stuffed with goods. . . . There are apartments in their souls which were once tenanted by taste, and love, and joy, and worship, but they are all deserted now, and the rooms are filled with earthy and material things.

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

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Many men build as cathedrals were built, the part nearest the ground finished; but that part which soars toward heaven, the turrets and the spires, forever incomplete.

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

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A tool is but the extension of a man's hand, and a machine is but a complex tool. And he that invents a machine augments the power of a man and the well-being of mankind.

Invention Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher , Source: Proverbs from Plymouth Pulpit--Business

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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.

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

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Faith is spiritualized imagination.

Faith Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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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 Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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

Romance Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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Pride slays thanksgiving, but a humble mind is the soil out of which thanks naturally grow. A proud man is seldom a grateful man, for he never thinks he gets as much as he deserves.

Character Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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

Love Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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The commerce of the world is conducted by the strong, and usually it operates against the weak.

Business 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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We never know the love of our parents for us until we have become parents.

Children Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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The dog was created specially for children. He is the god of frolic.

Dogs Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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In things pertaining to enthusiasm, no man is sane who does not know how to be insane on proper occasions.

Enthusiasm Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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A proud man is seldom a grateful man, for he never thinks he gets as much as he deserves.

Gratitude Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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Next to ingratitude, the most painful thing to bear is gratitude.

Gratitude Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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Heaven will be inherited by every man who has heaven in his soul.

Heaven Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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There are three schoolmasters for everybody that will employ them - the senses, intelligent companions, and books.

Learning Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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To array a man's will against his sickness is the supreme art of medicine.

Medicine 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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Private opinion is weak, but public opinion is almost omnipotent.

Opinions 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.

Perseverance Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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