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93 Famous Quotes by Henry Ward Beecher
6/24/1813 - 3/8/1887
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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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A tool is but the extension of a man's hand, and a machine is but a complex tool. He that invents a machine augments the power of man and the well-being of mankind.

Machine Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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Well-married, a man is winged: ill-matched, he is shackled.

Marriage Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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Some men are like pyramids, which are very broad where they touch the ground, but grow narrow as they reach the sky.

Mind Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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The mother's heart is the child's schoolroom.

Mother Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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Rain! whose soft architectural hands have power to cut stones, and chisel to shapes of grandeur the very mountains.

Nature Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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We never know the love of the parent till we become parents ourselves.

Parents 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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The philosophy of one century is the common sense of the next.

Philosophy Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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God's providence is on the side of clear heads.

Providence Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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Repentance is another name for aspiration.

Repentance Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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No man is such a conquerer as the man who has defeated himself.

Self-confidence Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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The strength of a man consists in finding out the way God is going, and going that way.

Strength Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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Theology is a science of mind applied to God.

Theology Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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Theology is but our ideas of truth classified and arranged.

Theology Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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Victories that are easy are cheap. Those only are worth having which come as the result of hard fighting.

Victory Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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It is not work that kills men; it is worry. Worry is rust upon the blade.

Worry Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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He is rich or poor according to what he is, not according to what he has.

Worth Quotes, by Henry Ward Beecher

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