Henry Ward Beecher Quotes

A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company by the way, a counsellor, a multitude of counsellors.

Henry Ward Beecher

We never know the love of our parents for us till we have become parents.

Henry Ward Beecher

The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things.

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

Children are unpredictable. You never know what inconsistency they are going to catch you in next.

Henry Ward Beecher

Laughter is day, and sobriety is night; a smile is the twilight that hovers gently between both, more bewitching than either.

Henry Ward Beecher

There are three schoolmasters for everybody that will employ them - the senses, intelligent companions, and books.

Henry Ward Beecher

Never forget what a man says to you when he is angry.

Henry Ward Beecher

If Christ is not divine, every impulse of the Christian world falls to a lower octave, and light and love and hope decline.

Henry Ward Beecher

A church debt is the devil's salary.

Henry Ward Beecher

No man is sane who does not know how to be insane on proper occasions.

Henry Ward Beecher

Compassion will cure more sins than condemnation.

Henry Ward Beecher

Suffering is part of the divine idea.

Henry Ward Beecher

Selfishness is that detestable vice which no one will forgive in others, and no one is without in himself.

Henry Ward Beecher

If you are idle, you are on the road to ruin; and there are few stopping-places upon it. It is rather a precipice than a road

Henry Ward Beecher

Compassion will cure more sins than condemnation

Henry Ward Beecher
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