HENRY WARD BEECHER Quotes

Troubles are often the tools by which God fashions us for better things.

Henry Ward Beecher

It is not merely cruelty that leads men to love war, it is excitement

Henry Ward Beecher

Free speech is to a great people what winds are to oceans and malarial regions, which waft away the germs of disease, and bring new elements of health.

HENRY WARD BEECHER

Expedients are for an hour, but principles are for the ages.Just because the rains descend, and the winds blow, we cannot afford to build on the shifting sands.

Henry Ward Beecher

The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't.

Henry Ward Beecher

A person without a sense of humour is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road.

Henry Ward Beecher

The most dangerous people are the ignorant.

Henry Ward Beecher

There is no faculty of the human soul so persistent and universal as that of hatred.

Henry Ward Beecher

Troubles are often the tools by which God fashions us for better things.

Henry Ward Beecher

Nothing dies so hard, or rallies so often as intolerance.

Henry Ward Beecher

The soul is often hungrier than the body and no shop can sell it food.

Henry Ward Beecher

Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.

Henry Ward Beecher

Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.

Henry Ward Beecher

Remember God's bounty in the year. String the pearls of His favor. Hide the dark parts, except so far as they are breaking out in light! Give this one day to thanks, to joy, to gratitude!

Henry Ward Beecher

It is one of the worst effects of prosperity to make a man a vortex instead of a fountain; so that, instead of throwing out, he learns only to draw in.

HENRY WARD BEECHER
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