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