Henry Ward Beecher Quotes

The soul without imagination is what an observatory would be without a telescope.

Henry Ward Beecher

Clothes and manners do not make the man; but, when he is made, they greatly improve his appearance.

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

Failure is a school in which the truth always grows strong.

Henry Ward Beecher

The ignorant classes are the dangerous classes.

Henry Ward Beecher

Defeat is a school in which truth always grows strong

Henry Ward Beecher

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

Henry Ward Beecher

Clothes and manners do not make the man; but, when he is made, they greatly improve his appearance.

Henry Ward Beecher

The real man is one who always finds excuses for others, but never excuses himself.

Henry Ward Beecher

The mother's heart is the child's schoolroom.

Henry Ward Beecher

Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house.

Henry Ward Beecher

The real man is one who always finds excuses for others, but never excuses himself.

Henry Ward Beecher

Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody else expects of you, never excuse yourself.

Henry Ward Beecher

I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.

Henry Ward Beecher

Books are not made for furniture,but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house.

Henry Ward Beecher

A noble man compares and estimates himself by an idea which is higher than himself; and a mean man, by one lower than himself. The one produces aspiration; the other ambition, which is the way in which a vulgar man aspires.

Henry Ward Beecher
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