Henry Ward Beecher

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Henry Ward Beecher (June 24, 1813 – March 8, 1887) was an American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker, known for his support of the abolition of slavery, his emphasis on God's love, and his 1875 adultery trial.

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Henry Ward Beecher Quotes

Henry Ward Beecher #Art #Happiness #Power

Photo of Henry Ward Beecher The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things.
Henry Ward Beecher #Art

Photo of Henry Ward Beecher To array a man's will against his sickness is the supreme art of medicine.
Henry Ward Beecher #God #Men

Photo of Henry Ward Beecher God appoints our graces to be nurses to other men's weaknesses.
Henry Ward Beecher #God

Photo of 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 #Best #Friendship

Photo of Henry Ward Beecher Laughter is not a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is the best ending for one.
Henry Ward Beecher #Best

Photo of Henry Ward Beecher Our best successes often come after our greatest disappointments.
Henry Ward Beecher #Education

Photo of Henry Ward Beecher The Church is not a gallery for the exhibition of eminent Christians, but a school for the education of imperfect ones.
Henry Ward Beecher #Faith #Imagination

Photo of Henry Ward Beecher Faith is spiritualized imagination.
Henry Ward Beecher #Faith

Photo of Henry Ward Beecher Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith.
Henry Ward Beecher #Forgiveness #God

Photo of Henry Ward Beecher God pardons like a mother, who kisses the offense into everlasting forgiveness.
Henry Ward Beecher #Friendship #Love

Photo of Henry Ward Beecher There is no friendship, no love, like that of the parent for the child.
Henry Ward Beecher #God #Pet

Photo of Henry Ward Beecher The dog is the god of frolic.
Henry Ward Beecher #God

Photo of Henry Ward Beecher God asks no man whether he will accept life. That is not the choice. You must take it. The only choice is how.
Henry Ward Beecher #God

Photo of Henry Ward Beecher We steal if we touch tomorrow. It is God's.
Henry Ward Beecher #God

Photo of Henry Ward Beecher The dog was created specially for children. He is a god of frolic.
Henry Ward Beecher #Good #Knowledge #Money #Nature #Wisdom

Photo of Henry Ward Beecher Good nature is worth more than knowledge, more than money, more than honor, to the persons who possess it.
Henry Ward Beecher #Good

Photo of Henry Ward Beecher A man that does not know how to be angry does not know how to be good.
Henry Ward Beecher #Good

Photo of Henry Ward Beecher A book is good company. It is full of conversation without loquacity. It comes to your longing with full instruction, but pursues you never.
Henry Ward Beecher #Government

Photo of Henry Ward Beecher The worst thing in this world, next to anarchy, is government.
Henry Ward Beecher #Great #Strength

Photo of Henry Ward Beecher 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.
Henry Ward Beecher #Imagination

Photo of Henry Ward Beecher The soul without imagination is what an observatory would be without a telescope.
Henry Ward Beecher #Inspirational

Photo of Henry Ward Beecher Every charitable act is a stepping stone toward heaven.
Henry Ward Beecher #Inspirational

Photo of Henry Ward Beecher Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.
Henry Ward Beecher #Inspirational #Men

Photo of Henry Ward Beecher Tears are often the telescope by which men see far into heaven.
Henry Ward Beecher #Knowledge #Respect

Photo of Henry Ward Beecher The advertisements in a newspaper are more full knowledge in respect to what is going on in a state or community than the editorial columns are.