Henry Ward Beecher Quotes & Wallpapers

Henry Ward Beecher
Total Quotes: 1085


The world's battlefields have been in the heart chiefly; more heroism has been displayed in the household and the closet, than on the most memorable battlefields in history. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

Children are the hands by which we take hold of heaven. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

There are three schoolmasters for everybody that will employ them - the senses, intelligent companions, and books. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

People may excite in themselves a glow of compassion, not by toasting their feet at the fire, and saying: "Lord, teach me compassion," but by going and seeking an object that requires compassion. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

When a man's pride is subdued it's like the sides of Mount Aetna. It was terrible during the eruption, but when that is over and the lava is turned into soil, there are vineyards and olive trees which grow up to the top. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

Man is at the bottom an animal, midway a citizen, and at the top divine. But the climate of this world is such that few ripen at the top. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

None love to speak so much, when the mood of speaking comes, as they who are naturally taciturn. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

Sharp men, like sharp needles, break easy, though they pierce quick. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

It is not merely cruelty that leads men to love war, it is excitement. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

It is not when the cable lies coiled up on the deck that you know how strong or how weak it is; it is when it is put to the test. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

God has made sleep to be a sponge by which to rub out fatigue. A man's roots are planted in night as in a soil. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

It is a very good world for the purposes for which it was built; and that is all anything is good for. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

Education will not come of itself; it will never come unless you seek it; it will not come unless you take the first steps which lead to it; but, taking these steps, every man can acquire it. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

It is trial that proves one thing weak and another strong. A house built on the sand is in fair weather just as good as if builded on a rock. A cobweb is as good as the mightiest cable when there is no strain upon it. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

Difficulties are God's errands; and when we are sent upon them, we should esteem it a proof of God's confidence, Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

No man knows what he will do till the right temptation comes. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

The natural term of an apple-pie is but twelve hours. It reaches its highest state about one hour after it comes from the oven, and just before its natural heat has quite departed. But every hour afterward is a declension. And after it is one day old, it is thence-forward but the ghastly corpse of apple-pie. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

A book is a garden; A book is an orchard; A book is a storehouse; A book is a party. It is company by the way; it is a counselor; it is a multitude of counselors. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

Love is the wine of existence. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

We ought to be ten times as hungry for knowledge as for food for the body. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

If a man meets with injustice, it is not required that he shall not be roused to meet it; but if he is angry after he has had time to think upon it, that is sinful. The flame is not wring, but the coals are. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

The continuance and frequent fits of anger produce in the soul a propensity to be angry; which oftentimes ends in choler, bitterness, and moronity, when the mid becomes ulcerated, peevish, and querulous, and is wounded by the least occurrence. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

A grindstone that had not grit in it, how long would it take to sharpen an ax? And affairs that had not grit in them, how long would they take to make a man? Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

It as 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
Download Wallpaper:

Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in our own sunshine. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

A helping word to one in trouble is often like a switch on a railroad track, - but one inch between wreck and smooth-rolling prosperity. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

That was a judicious mother who said, I obey my children for the first year of their lives, but ever after I expect them to obey me. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

And now we beseech of Thee that we may have every day some such sense of God's mercy and of the power of God above us, as we have of the fullness of the light of heaven before us. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

There is no such thing as preaching patience into people unless the sermon is so long that they have to practice it while they hear. No man can learn patience except by going out into the hurly-burly world, and taking life just as it blows. Patience is but lying to and riding out the gale. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

There is no such thing as white lies; a lie is as black as a coal-pit, and twice as foul. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

Many men are mere warehouses full of merchandise - the head, the heart, are stuffed with goods... There are apartments in their souls which were once tenanted by taste, and love, and joy, and worship, but they are all deserted now, and the rooms are filled with earthy and material things. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

By religion I mean perfected manhood, - the quickening of the soul by the influence of the Divine Spirit. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

Life would be a perpetual flea-hunt if a man were obliged to run down all the innuendoes, inveracities, insinuations and suspicions which are uttered against him. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

Good nature is worth more than knowledge, more than money, more than honor, to the persons who posses it. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

We should not judge people by their peak of excellence; but by the distance they have traveled from the point where they started. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

Greatness lies, not in being strong, but in the right using of strength; and strength is not used rightly when it serves only to carry a man above his fellows for his own solitary glory. He is the greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

A library is not a luxury but one of the necessities of life. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

We sleep, but the loom of life never stops, and the pattern which was weaving when the sun went down is weaving when it comes up in the morning. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

Our best successes often come after our greatest disappointments. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

In America there is not one single element of civilization that is not made to depend, in the end, upon public opinion. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

Character, like porcelain-ware, must be painted before it is glazed. There can be no change of color after it is burned in. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

Though cares and sorrows e'er must come, Though heart be rent, I know that God will give me strength, When mine is spent. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

All our other faculties seem to have the brown touch of earth upon them, but the imagination carries the very livery of heaven, and is God's self in the soul. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

Where human life needs most sympathy, where usually it is the most barren, there it is that Christ is more likely to be found than anywhere else. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

A library is but the soul's burial ground; it is the land of shadows. Yet one is impressed with the thought, the labor, and the struggle, represented in this vast catacomb of books. Who could dream, by the placid waters that issue from the level mouths of brooks into the lake, all the plunges, the whirls, the divisions, and foaming rushes that had brought them down to the tranquil exit? And who can guess through what channels of disturbance, and experiences of sorrow, the heart passed that has emptied into this Dead Sea of books? Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

Our life is but a new form of the way men have lived from the beginning. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

There are materials enough in every man's mind to make a hell there. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

The first hour of the morning is the rudder of the day. It is a blessed baptism which gives the first waking thoughts into the bosom of God. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

Religion is only another word for the right use of a man's whole self, instead of a wrong use of himself. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

God is like us to this extent, that whatever in us is good is like God. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

A practical, matter-of-fact man is like a wagon without springs: every single pebble on the road jolts him; but a man with imagination has springs that break the jar and jolt. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

It takes a man to make a devil. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

Christianity is simply the ideal form of manhood represented to us by Jesus Christ. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

Adversity, if for no other reason, is of benefit, since it is sure to bring a season of sober reflection. People see clearer at such times. Storms purify the atmosphere. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

Fear is the soul's signal for rallying. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

It is the end of art to inoculate men with the love of nature. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

There is a patience that cackles. There are a great many virtues that are hen-like. They are virtue, to be sure; but everybody in the neighborhood has to know about them. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

But there have been human hearts, constituted just like ours, for six thousand years. The same stars rise and set upon this globe that rose upon the plains of Shinar or along the Egyptian Nile and the same sorrows rise and set in every age. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

Refinement is the lifting of one's self upwards from the merely sensual; the effort of the soul to etherealize the common wants and uses of life. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

The rarest feeling that ever lights a human face is the contentment of a loving soul. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

Self-government by the whole people is the teleologic idea. The republican form of government is the noblest and the best, as it is the latest. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

There can be no barrenness in full summer. The very sand will yield something. Rocks will have mosses, and every rift will have its wind-flower, and every crevice a leaf; while from the fertile soil will be reared a gorgeous troop of growths, that will carry their life in ten thousand forms, but all with praise to God. And so it is when the soul knows its summer. Love redeems its weakness, clothes its barrenness, enriches its poverty, and makes its very desert to bud and blossom as the rose. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

Man is that name of power which rises above them all, and gives to every one the right to be that which God meant he should be. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

When men enter into the state of marriage, they stand nearest to God. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

Everything that happens in this world is a part of a great plan of God running through all time. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

Providence is but another name for natural law. Natural law itself would go out in a minute if it were not for the divine thought that is behind it. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

Sorrow is Mount Sinai. If one will, one may go up and talk with God, face to face. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

Well-married, a man is winged: ill-matched, he is shackled. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:

Laugh at your friends, And if your friends are sore; So much the better, You may laugh the more. Henry Ward Beecher
Download Wallpaper:



<< PREVIOUS PAGE Page 15 of 16 | NEXT PAGE >
1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15   16  


RELATED TOPICS

Henry Ward Beecher Quotes, Psych Ward Quotes, Ward Quotes, Harriet Beecher Stowe Quotes, Exsplore Henry Quotes, King Henry Quotes, Lord Henry Quotes, Matthew Henry Quotes, O Henry Quotes, Patrick Henry Quotes, Thierry Henry Quotes,