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 Henry Ward Beecher - “There was never such a gigantic lie told as the fable of the Garden of Eden”
 Henry Ward Beecher - “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.”
 Henry Ward Beecher - “Do not give, as many rich men do, like a hen that lays her egg and then cackles”
 Henry Ward Beecher - “Good-humor makes all things tolerable”
 Henry Ward Beecher - “A cobweb is as good as the mightiest cable when there is strain upon it”
 Henry Ward Beecher - “Next to ingratitude, the most painful thing to bear is gratitude.”
 Henry Ward Beecher - “Greatness lies, not in being strong, but in the right using of strength.”
 Henry Ward Beecher - “Happiness is not the end of life, character is”
 Henry Ward Beecher - “Blessed are the Happiness Makers. Blessed are they who know how to shine on one's gloom with their cheer.”
 Henry Ward Beecher - “The world's battlefields have been in the heart chiefly more heroism has been displayed in the household and the closet, than on the most memorable battlefields in history”
 Henry Ward Beecher - “No man can tell whether he is rich or poor by turning to his ledger. It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich or poor according to what he is, not according to what he has.”
 Henry Ward Beecher - “The unthankful heart... discovers no mercies but let the thankful heart sweep through the day and, as the magnet finds the iron, so it will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings”
 Henry Ward Beecher - “The head learns new things, but the heart forever more practices old experiences”
 Henry Ward Beecher - “Love, like a lamp, needs to be fed out of another's heart, or its flame burns low.”
 Henry Ward Beecher - “Tears are often the telescope by which men see far into heaven.”
 Henry Ward Beecher - “Every charitable act is a stepping stone toward heaven.”
 Henry Ward Beecher - “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.”
 Henry Ward Beecher - “A Christian is nothing but a sinful man who has put himself to school to Christ for the honest purpose of becoming better”
 Henry Ward Beecher - “The most tranquil house, with the most serene inhabitants, living upon the utmost regularity of system, is yet exemplifying infinite diversities”
 Henry Ward Beecher - “The real democratic idea is, not that every man shall be on a level with every other, but that every one shall have liberty, without hindrance, to be what God made him”
 Henry Ward Beecher - “Ignorance is the womb of monsters”
 Henry Ward Beecher - “The blossom cannot tell what becomes of its odor and no man can tell what becomes of his influence”
 Henry Ward Beecher - “Nothing dies so hard, or rallies so often, as intolerance”
 Henry Ward Beecher - “Precise knowledge is the only true knowledge, and he who does not teach exactly, does not teach at all”
 Henry Ward Beecher - “The use of the head abridges the labor of the hands”

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