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93 Famous Quotes by Henry Ward Beecher
6/24/1813 - 3/8/1887
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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.

Tools Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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There are many people who think that Sunday is a sponge to wipe out all the sins of the week.

Christianity Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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Feast of Stephen, Deacon, First Martyr There is not a heart but has its moments of longing, yearning for something better; nobler; holier than it knows now.

Christianity Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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If a man cannot be a Christian in the place where he is, he cannot be a Christian anywhere.

Christianity Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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I can forgive, but I cannot forget, is only another way of saying, I will not forgive. Forgiveness ought to be like a cancelled note - torn in two, and burned up, so that it never can be shown against one.

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

Art and artists Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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Every young man would do well to remember that all successful business stands on the foundation of morality.

Business Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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That is true culture which helps us to work for the social betterment of all.

Culture Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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The cynic is one who never sees a good quality in a man, and never fails to see a bad one. He is the human owl, vigilant in darkness and blind to light, mousing for vermin, and never seeing noble game.

Cynic Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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Now comes the mystery.

Death Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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A church debt is the devil's salary.

Debt Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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Defeat is a school in which truth always grows strong.

Defeat Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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It is defeat that turns bone to flint; it is defeat that turns gristle to muscle; it is defeat that makes men invincible.

Defeat Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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I can forgive, but I cannot forget, is only another way of saying, I will not forgive. Forgiveness ought to be like a cancelled note--torn in two, and burned up, so that it never can be shown against one.

Forgiveness Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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I can forgive, but I cannot forget, is only another way of saying, I will not forgive. Forgiveness ought to be like a cancelled note--torn in two, and burned up, so that it never can be shown against one. -Henry Ward Beecher.

Forgiveness Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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God appoints our graces to be nurses to other men's weaknesses.

Grace Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.

Gratitude Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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There is but one easy place in this world, and that is the grave.

Grave 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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The head learns new things, but the heart forever more practices old experiences. -Henry Ward Beecher.

Heart-quotes Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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The mother's heart is the child's schoolroom. -Henry Ward Beecher.

Heart-quotes Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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Man is at the bottom an animal, midway, a citizen, and at the top, divine. But the climate of this world is such that few ripen at the top.

Humanity Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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A law is valuable not because it is law, but because there is right in it.

Law Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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Any law that takes hold of a man's daily life cannot prevail in a community, unless the vast majority of the community are actively in favor of it. The laws that are the most operative are the laws which protect life.

Law Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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