Henry Ward Beecher Quotes

To array a man's will against his sickness is the supreme art of medicine.

Henry Ward Beecher

Every charitable act is a stepping stone towards heaven.

Henry Ward Beecher

God appoints our graces to be nurses to other men's weaknesses.

Henry Ward Beecher

It's not the work which kills people, it's the worry. It's not the revolution that destroys machinery it's the friction.

Henry Ward Beecher

We are not to make the ideas of contentment and aspiration quarrel, for God made them fast friends. A man may aspire, and yet be quite content until it is time to raise; and both flying and resting are but parts of one contentment.

Henry Ward Beecher

Rumor has winged feet like Mercury.

Henry Ward Beecher

Interest works night and day in fair weather and in foul. It gnaws at a man's substance with invisible teeth.

Henry Ward Beecher

It is not well for a man to pray cream and live skim milk.

Henry Ward Beecher

Ignorance is the womb of monsters

Henry Ward Beecher

Work is not the curse, but drudgery is.

Henry Ward Beecher

The first hour of the morning is the rudder of the day.

Henry Ward Beecher

There is tonic in the things that men do not love to hear. Free speech is to a great people what the winds are to oceans ... and where free speech is stopped miasma is bred, and death comes fast.

Henry Ward Beecher

What a mother sings to the cradle goes all the way down to the coffin.

Henry Ward Beecher

Repentance is another name for aspiration

Henry Ward Beecher

The worst thing in this world, next to anarchy, is government.

Henry Ward Beecher

There is tonic in the things that men do not love to hear; and there is damnation in the things that wicked men love to hear. Free speech is to a great people what winds are to oceans and malarial regions, which waft away the elements of disease, and bring new elements of health. And where free speech is stopped miasma is bred, and death comes fast.

Henry Ward Beecher
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