167 Henry Ward Beecher Quotes

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Greatness lies, not in being strong, but in the right using of strength; and strength is not used rightly when it serves only to carry a man above his fellows for his own solitary glory. He is the greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own.
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It's easier to go down a hill than up it but the view is much better at the top.
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The little troubles and worries of life may be as stumbling blocks in our way, or we may make them stepping-stones to a nobler character and to Heaven. Troubles are often the tools by which God fashions us for better things.
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Our best successes often come after our greatest disappointments.
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Tears are often the telescope by which men see far into heaven.
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The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
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We are always in the forge, or on the anvil; by trials God is shaping us for higher things.
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The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things.
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In this world it is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.
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Compassion will cure more sins than condemnation.
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To become an able and successful man in any profession, three things are necessary, nature, study and practice.
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There is no such thing as white lies; a lie is as black as a coal pit, and twice as foul.
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God made man to go by motives, and he will not go without them, any more than a boat without steam or a balloon without gas.
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Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made and forgot to put a soul into.
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No physician ever weighed out medicine to his patients with half so much care and exactness as God weighs out to us every trial. Not one grain too much does He ever permit to be put in the scale.
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The elect are whosoever will, and the non-elect, whosoever won't.
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A man's true state of power and riches is to be in himself.
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The mother's heart is the child's classroom.
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Love is the river of life in the world.
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Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.
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Every man should keep a fair-sized cemetery in which to bury the faults of his friends.
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Your greatest pleasure is that which rebounds from hearts that you have made glad.
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Flowers may beckon towards us, but they speak toward heaven and God.
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The humblest individual exerts some influence, either for good or evil, upon others.
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There's not much practical Christianity in the man who lives on better terms with angels and seraphs, than with his children, servants and neighbors.
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