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Henry Ward Beecher
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Of all earthly music that which reaches farthest into heaven is the beating of a truly loving heart. Henry Ward Beecher
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Adversity, if for no, other reason, is of benefit, since it is sure to bring a season of sober reflection. Men see clearer at such time. Storms purify the atmosphere. Henry Ward Beecher
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The history of governments through the ages is a history red, nay, lurid. Law represents the effort of men to organize society; governments, the efforts of selfishness to overthrow liberty. Henry Ward Beecher
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A man ought to carry himself in the world as an orange-tree would if it could walk up and down in the garden, - swinging perfume from every little censer it holds up to the air. Henry Ward Beecher
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No man can tell whether he is rich or poor by turning to his ledger. It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich or poor according to what he is, not according to what he has. Henry Ward Beecher
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Our flag means all that our fathers meant in the Revolutionary War. It means all that the Declaration of Independence meant. It means justice. It means liberty. It means happiness.... Every color means liberty. Every thread means liberty. Every star and stripe means liberty. Henry Ward Beecher
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Never forget what a man has said to you when he was angry. If he has charged you with anything, you had better look it up. Henry Ward Beecher
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Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith. We should live for the future, and yet should find our life in the fidelities of the present; the last is only the method of the first. Henry Ward Beecher
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Pain is God's midwife, that helps some virtue into existence. Henry Ward Beecher
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Difficulties are God's errands; and when we are sent upon them, we should esteem it a proof of God's confidence, - as a compliment from God. Henry Ward Beecher
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May we grow more and more like God and heaven, more gracious, helpful, and sweet-minded; and when at last Thou hast served Thyself by us, may we fall asleep in Jesus, and find it no sleep, but everlasting waking in Jesus. Henry Ward Beecher
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No one can deal with the hearts of men unless he has the sympathy which is given by love. Henry Ward Beecher
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As plants take hold, not for the sake of staying, but only that they may climb higher, so it is with men. By every part of our nature we clasp things above us, one after another, not for the sake of remaining where we take hold, but that we may go higher. Henry Ward Beecher
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The clearest window that ever was fashioned if it is barred by spiders' webs, and hung over with carcasses of insects, so that the sunlight has forgotten to find its way through, of what use can it be? Now, the Church is God's window; and if it is so obscured by errors that its light is darkness, how great is that darkness! Henry Ward Beecher
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The meanest thing in the world is the devil. Henry Ward Beecher
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Were one to ask me in which direction I think man strongest, I should say, his capacity to hate. Henry Ward Beecher
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We pray for those who have ceased to pray. We pray for those that need prayer more than ever, that have fewer and fewer seasons even of thought, that grow hard with years, that are less and less troubled by sin, and that are more and more irreverent of religion. We pray for the children of Christian parents who sometimes weep at the memory of father and mother, but who never have thought of God. Henry Ward Beecher
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Mirthfulness is in the mind, and you cannot get it out. It is the blessed spirit that God has set in the mind to dust it, to enliven its dark places, and to drive asceticism, like a foul fiend, out at the back door. It is just as good, in its place, as conscience or veneration. Praying can no more be made a substitute for smiling than smiling can for praying. Henry Ward Beecher
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If you have only two or three things that you can enjoy and they are things which time and decay may remove from you, what are you going to do in old age? Henry Ward Beecher
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There is a dew in one flower and not in another, because one opens in cup and takes it in, while the other closes itself, and the drops run off. God rains His goodness and mercy as widespread as the dew, and if we lack them, it is because we will not open our hearts to receive them. Henry Ward Beecher
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God planted fear in the soul as truly as he planted hope and courage. It is a kind of bell or gong, which rings the mind into quick life and avoidance on the approach of danger. It is the soul's signal for rallying. Henry Ward Beecher
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Mirth is God's medicine. Everybody ought to bathe in it. Henry Ward Beecher
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A reputation for good judgment, for fair dealing, for truth, and for rectitude, is itself a fortune. Henry Ward Beecher
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You never know till you try to reach them how accessible men are; but you must approach each man by the right door. Henry Ward Beecher
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A door that seems to stand open must be a man's size, or it is not the door that Providence means for him. Henry Ward Beecher
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Beauty is God's trademark in creation. Henry Ward Beecher
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The Bible is the most betrashed book in the world. Coming to it through commentaries is much like looking at a landscape through garret windows, over which generations of unmolested spiders have spun their webs. Henry Ward Beecher
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In things pertaining to enthusiasm, no man is sane who does not know how to be insane on proper occasions. Henry Ward Beecher
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There are joys which long to be ours Henry Ward Beecher
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There are apartments in the soul which have a glorious outlook; from whose windows you can see across the river of death, and into the shining city beyond; but how often are these neglected for the lower ones, which have earthward-looking windows. Henry Ward Beecher
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John Wesley quaintly observed that the road to heaven is a narrow path, not intended for wheels, and that to ride in a coach here and to go to heaven hereafter, was a happiness too much for man. Henry Ward Beecher
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Religion is using everything for God. Henry Ward Beecher
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Do not be afraid because the, community teems with excitement. Silence and death are dreadful. The rush of life, the vigor of earnest men, the conflict of realities, invigorate, cleanse, and establish the truth. Henry Ward Beecher
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So we fall asleep in Jesus. We have played long enough at the games of life, and at last we feel the approach of death. We are tired out, and we lay our heads back on the bosom of Christ, and quietly fall asleep. Henry Ward Beecher
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In the early ages men ruled by strength; now they rule by brain, and so long as there is only one man in the world who can think and plan, he will stand head and shoulders above him who cannot. Henry Ward Beecher
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Love is the river of life in this world. Think not that ye know it who stand at the little tinkling rill, the first small fountain. Not until you have gone through the rocky gorges, and not lost the stream; not until you nave gone through the meadow, and the stream has widened and deepened until fleets could ride on its bosom; not until beyond the meadow you have come to the unfathomable ocean, and poured your treasures into its depths-not until then can you know what love is. Henry Ward Beecher
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God never made anything else so beautiful as man. Henry Ward Beecher
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God's men are better than the devil's men, and they ought to act as though they thought they were. Henry Ward Beecher
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A mother is as different from anything else that God ever thought of, as can possibly be. She is a distinct and individual creation. Henry Ward Beecher
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If God but cares for our inward and eternal life, if by all the experiences of this life He is reducing it and preparing for its disclosure, nothing can befall us but prosperity. Every sorrow shall be but the setting of some luminous jewel of joy. Our very morning shall be but the enamel around the diamond; our very hardships but the metallic rim that holds the opal, glancing with strange interior fires. Henry Ward Beecher
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The truest self-respect is not to think of self. Henry Ward Beecher
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When a man has no longer any conception of excellence above his own, his voyage is done, he is dead,-dead in trespasses and sin of blear-eyed vanity. Henry Ward Beecher
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We are but a point, a single comma, and God is the literature of eternity. Henry Ward Beecher
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That endless book, the newspaper, is our national glory. Henry Ward Beecher
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Newspapers are to the body politic what arteries are to the human body, their function being to carry blood and sustenance and repair to every part of the body. Henry Ward Beecher
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Newspapers are the schoolmasters of the common people. Henry Ward Beecher
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As the imagination is set to look into the invisible and immaterial, it seems to attract something of their vitality; and though it can give nothing to the body to redeem it from years, it can give to the soul that freshness of youth in old age which is even more beautiful than youth in the young. Henry Ward Beecher
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True elegance becomes the more so as it approaches simplicity. Henry Ward Beecher
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Vigilance is not only the price of liberty, but of success of any sort. Henry Ward Beecher
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Every man should be born again on the first day of January. Start with a fresh page Henry Ward Beecher
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Truths are first clouds; then rain, then harvest and food. Henry Ward Beecher
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No man can tell another his faults so as to benefit him, unless he loves him. Henry Ward Beecher
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Mountains of gold would not seduce some men, yet flattery would break them down. Henry Ward Beecher
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Defeat is a school in which truth always grows strong. Henry Ward Beecher
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In the ordinary business of life, industry can do anything which genius can do, and very many things which it cannot. Henry Ward Beecher
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The strong are God's natural protectors of the weak. Henry Ward Beecher
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He who is false to present duty breaks a thread in the loom, and will find the flaw when he may have forgotten its cause. Henry Ward Beecher
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When we borrow trouble, and look forward into the future and see what storms are coming, and distress ourselves before they come, as to how we shall avert them if they ever do come, we lose our proper trustfulness in God. When we torment ourselves with imaginary dangers, or trials, or reverses, we have already parted with that perfect love which casteth out fear. Henry Ward Beecher
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A law is valuable not because it is law, but because there is right in it. Henry Ward Beecher
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Flattery is praise insincerely given for an interested purpose. Henry Ward Beecher
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Children learn to read by being in the presence of books. The love of knowledge comes with reading and grows upon it. and the love of knowledge, in a young mind, is almost a warrant against the inferior excitement of passions and vices. Henry Ward Beecher
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The unthankful heart... discovers no mercies; but let the thankful heart sweep through the day and, as the magnet finds the iron, so it will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings! Henry Ward Beecher
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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
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Beware of him who hates the laugh of a child. Henry Ward Beecher
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The real democratic American idea is, not that every man shall be on a level with every other man, but that every man shall have liberty to be what God made him, without hindrance. Henry Ward Beecher
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The ignorant classes are the dangerous classes. Henry Ward Beecher
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Expedients are for the hour, but principles are for the ages. Henry Ward Beecher
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You cannot sift out the poor from the community. The poor are indispensable to the rich. Henry Ward Beecher
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It's easier to go down a hill than up it but the view is much better at the top. Henry Ward Beecher
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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
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