My Favorite Quotes
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 Henry Ward Beecher - “The test of Christian character should be that a man is a joy-bearing agent to the world”
 Henry Ward Beecher - “There is but one easy place in this world, and that is the grave”
 Henry Ward Beecher - “There never was a person that did anything worth doing who did not really receive more than he gave”
 Henry Ward Beecher - “If a man meets with injustice, it is not required that he shall not be roused to meet it but if he is angry after he has had time to think upon it, that is sinful. The flame is not wrong, but the coals are.”
 Henry Ward Beecher - “I don't like these cold, precise, perfect people, who, in order not to speak wrong, never speak at all, and in order not to do wrong, never do anything”
 Henry Ward Beecher - “There is nothing that makes more cowards and feeble men than public opinion”
 Henry Ward Beecher - “Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made and forgot to put a soul into.”
 Henry Ward Beecher - “Good nature is worth more than knowledge, more than money, more than honor, to the persons who posses it”
 Henry Ward Beecher - “By Labor the North has subdued Nature, changed a parsimonious soil to fertility, built dwellings for almost her whole population, raised the school-house, established the Church, encircled the globe with her ships, and made her books and her papers to be as blades of grass and as leave of the Summer for number. But in the South, labor, a badge of shame, is the father of misery. The slave labors, but with no cheerit is not the road to respectability, it will honor him with no citizens trust, it brings no bread to his family, no grain to his garner, no leisure in after-days, no books or papers to his children. It opens no school-house door, builds no church, rears for him no factory, lays no keel, fills no bank, earns no acres. With sweat and toil and ignorance he consumes his life, to pour the earnings into channels from which he does no drink, into hands that never honor him. But perpetually rob and often torment.”
 Henry Ward Beecher - “Some men are like pyramids, which are very broad where they touch the ground, but grow narrow as they reach the sky”
 Henry Ward Beecher - “It gives one a sudden start in going down a barren, stony street, to see upon a narrow strip of grass, just within the iron fence, the radiant dandelion, shining in the grass, like a spark dropped from the sun”
 Henry Ward Beecher - “Now comes the mystery. (His last words)”
 Henry Ward Beecher - “Of all earthly music that which reaches farthest into heaven is the beating of a truly loving heart”
 Henry Ward Beecher - “Of all the music that reached farthest into heaven, it is the beating of a loving heart.”
 Henry Ward Beecher - “Rain whose soft architectural hands have power to cut stones, and chisel to shapes of grandeur the very mountains.”
 Henry Ward Beecher - “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”
 Henry Ward Beecher - “There is no slave out of heaven like a loving woman and, of all loving women, there is no such slave as a mother”
 Henry Ward Beecher - “In the morning, we carry the world like Atlas At noon, we stoop and bend beneath it And at night, it crushes us flat to the ground”
 Henry Ward Beecher - “The first hour of the morning is the rudder of the day”
 Henry Ward Beecher - “Pride slays thanksgiving, but an humble mind is the soil out of which thanks naturally grow. A proud man is seldom a grateful man, for he never thinks he gets as much as he deserves.”
 Henry Ward Beecher - “Theology is a science of mind applied to God”
 Henry Ward Beecher - “Well married a person has wings, poorly married shackles.”
 Henry Ward Beecher - “We sleep, but the loom of life never stops, and the pattern which was weaving when the sun went down is weaving when it comes up in the morning.”
 Henry Ward Beecher - “Affliction comes to all not to make us sad, but sober not to make us sorry, but wise not to make us despondent, but its darkness to refresh us, as the night refreshes the day not to impoverish, but to enrich us, as the plow enriches the field to”
 Henry Ward Beecher - “Education is the knowledge of how to use the whole of oneself. Many men use but one or two faculties out of the score with which they are endowed. A man is educated who knows how to make a tool of every facultyhow to open it, how to keep it sharp, and how to apply it to all practical purposes.”

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