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Henry Ward Beecher
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There never was a liar that had not a spot in him where he could not help admiring truth. Henry Ward Beecher
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Memory can glean, but can never renew. It brings us joys faint as is the perfume of the flowers, faded and dried, of the summer that is gone. Henry Ward Beecher
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If you attempt to beat a man down and to get his goods for less than a fair price, you are attempting to commit burglary, as much as though you broke into his shop to take the things without paying for them. Henry Ward Beecher
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Prayer is often an argument of laziness: "Lord, my temper gives me a vast deal of inconvenience, and it would be a great task for me to correct it; and wilt thou be pleased to correct it for me, that I may get along easier?" If prayer was answered under such circumstances, independent of action of natural laws, it would be paying a premium on indolence. Henry Ward Beecher
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A cup of coffee - real coffee - home-browned, home ground, home made, that comes to you dark as a hazel-eye, but changes to a golden bronze as you temper it with cream that never cheated, but was real cream from its birth, thick, tenderly yellow, perfect! Henry Ward Beecher
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There is a power in the human mind ... to see things as they are ... but there is equally a power to see things as they might be. Henry Ward Beecher
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Some people are so dry that you might soak them in a joke for a month and it would not get through their skins. Henry Ward Beecher
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A dull ax never loves grindstones. 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 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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Giving The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all men. Henry Ward Beecher
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I can forgive, but I cannot forget, is only another way of saying I will not forgive. A forgiveness ought to be like a cancelled note, torn in two and burned up, so that it never can be shown against the man. Henry Ward Beecher
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A conservative young man has wound up his life before it was unreeled. We expect old men to be conservative; but when a nation's young men are so, its funeral bell is already rung. Henry Ward Beecher
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There are joys which long to be ours. God sends ten thousand truths, which come about us like birds seeking inlet; but we are shut up to them, and so they bring us nothing, but sit and sing awhile upon the roof, and then fly away. Henry Ward Beecher
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We will never know the love of our parents for us till we have become parents. Henry Ward Beecher
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We sleep, but the loom of live never stops and the pattern which was weaving when the sun went down is weaving when it comes up to-morrow. Henry Ward Beecher
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A man should fear when he enjoys only what good he does publicly. Is it not the publicity, rather than the charity, that he loves? Henry Ward Beecher
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No man is such a conqueror as the man who has defeated himself. Henry Ward Beecher
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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
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A world without a Sabbath would be like a man without a smile, like a summer without flowers, and like a homestead without a garden. It is the joyous day of the whole week. Henry Ward Beecher
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There is an army of memorable sufferers who suffer inwardly and not outwardly. The world's battlefields have been in the heart chiefly. More heroism has there been displayed in the household and in the closet, I think, than on the most memorable military battlefields of history. Henry Ward Beecher
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Flowers may beckon towards us, but they speak toward heaven and God. Henry Ward Beecher
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To do good work a man should no doubt be industrious. To do great work he must certainly be idle a well. Henry Ward Beecher
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Not another flag has such an errand, carrying everywhere, the world around, such hope for freedom such glorious tidings. Henry Ward Beecher
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Men's best successes come after their disappointments. Henry Ward Beecher
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I think you might dispense with half your doctors if you would only consult Dr. Sun more. Henry Ward Beecher
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Flowers may beckon todwards us, but they speak todward heaven and God. Henry Ward Beecher
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Flowers have an expression of countenance as much as men or animals. Some seem to smile; some have a sad expression; some are pensive and diffident; others are plain, honest and upright, like the broad faced sunflower and the hollyhock. Henry Ward Beecher
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It is sometimes of God's mercy that men in the eager pursuit of worldly aggrandizement are baffled; for they are very like a train going down an inclined plane - putting on the brake is not pleasant, but it keeps the car on the track and from ruin. Henry Ward Beecher
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Affliction comes to us all not to make us sad, but sober; not to make us sorry, but wise; not to make us despondent, but by its darkness to refresh us, as the night refreshes the day; not to impoverish, but to enrich us, as the plough enriches the field. Henry Ward Beecher
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All the wide world is but the husbandry of God for the development of the one fruit-man. Henry Ward Beecher
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Every man carries a menagerie in himself; and, by stirring him up all around, you will find every sort of animal represented there. Henry Ward Beecher
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There are many persons of combative tendencies, who read for ammunition, and dig out of the Bible iron for balls. They read, and they find nitre and charcoal and sulphur for powder. They read, and they find cannon. They read, and they make portholes and embrasures. And if a man does not believe as they do, they look upon him as an enemy, and let fly the Bible at him to demolish him. So men turn the word of God into a vast arsenal, filled with all manner of weapons, offensive and defensive. Henry Ward Beecher
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Children are the hands by which we take hold of heaven. By these tendrils we clasp it and climb thitherward. And why do we think that we are separated from them? We never half knew them, nor in this world could. Henry Ward Beecher
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To the covetous man life is a nightmare, and God lets him wrestle with it as best he may. Henry Ward Beecher
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A cunning man overreaches no one half as much as himself. Henry Ward Beecher
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A dull axe never loves grindstones, but a keen workman does; and he puts his tool on them in order that it may be sharp. And men do not like grinding; but they are dull for the purposes which God designs to work out with them, and therefore He is grinding them. Henry Ward Beecher
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Education is only like good culture,-it changes the size, but not the sort. Henry Ward Beecher
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There is an ugly kind of forgiveness in this world,-a kind of hedgehog forgiveness, shot out like quills. Men take one who has offended, and set him down before the blowpipe of their indignation, and scorch him, and burn his fault into him; and when they have kneaded him sufficiently with their fiery fists, then-they forgive him. Henry Ward Beecher
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Truthfulness is godliness. Henry Ward Beecher
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I will not say it is not Christian to make beads of others faults, and tell them over every day; I say it is infernal. If you want to know how the Devil feels, you do know, if you are such an one. Henry Ward Beecher
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As warmth makes even glaciers trickle, and opens streams in the ribs of frozen mountains, so the heart knows the full flow and life of its grief only when it begins to melt and pass away. Henry Ward Beecher
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Human life is God's outer church. Its needs and urgencies are priests and pastors. Henry Ward Beecher
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Not thine the sorrow, but ours, sainted soul! Thou hast indeed entered into the promised land, while we are yet on the march. To us remain the rocking of the deep, the storm upon the land, days of duty and nights of watching; but thou are sphered high above all darkness and fear, beyond all sorrow and weariness. Rest, oh, weary heart! Henry Ward Beecher
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All higher motives, ideals, conceptions, sentiments in a man are of no account if they do not come forward to strengthen him for the better discharge of the duties which devolve upon him in the ordinary affairs of life. Henry Ward Beecher
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Blessed are the happiness makers. Blessed are they who know how to shine on one's gloom with their cheer. Henry Ward Beecher
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Leaves die, but trees do not. They only undress. Henry Ward Beecher
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A helping word to one in trouble is often like a switch on a railroad track-an inch between wreck and smooth-rolling prosperity. Henry Ward Beecher
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O Lord God, we pray that we may be inspired to nobleness of life in the least things. May we dignify all our daily life. May we set such a sacredness upon every part of our life, that nothing shall be trivial, nothing unimportant, and nothing dull, in the daily round. Henry Ward Beecher
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That is true culture which helps us to work for the social betterment of all. Henry Ward Beecher
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I would rather speak the truth to ten men than blandishments and lying to a million. Try it, ye who think there is nothing in it! Try what it is to speak with God behind you, to speak so as to be only the arrow in the bow which the Almighty draws. Henry Ward Beecher
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It takes a man to make a devil; and the fittest man for such a purpose is a snarling, waspish, red-hot, fiery creditor. Henry Ward Beecher
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Interest works night and day, in fair weather and in foul. It gnaws at a man's substance with invisible teeth. Henry Ward Beecher
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We never know the love of our parents for us till we have become parents. Henry Ward Beecher
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Work is not the curse, but drudgery is. Henry Ward Beecher
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... commerce dies the moment, and is sick in the degree in which men cannot trust each other. Henry Ward Beecher
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And what the mother sings to the cradle goes all the way to the coffin. Henry Ward Beecher
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Every man should have a fair-sized cemetery in which to bury the faults of his friends. Henry Ward Beecher
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We sleep, but the loom of life never stops and the pattern which was weaving when the sun went down is weaving when the sun comes up tomorrow. Henry Ward Beecher
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A man that is afraid is never a man. Henry Ward Beecher
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We under no circumstances know the appreciate of your parent till we develop into dad and mom ourselves. Henry Ward Beecher
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Thorough selfishness destroys or paralyzes enjoyment. A heart made selfish by the contest for wealth is like a citadel stormed in war, utterly shattered. Henry Ward Beecher
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Downright admonition, as a rule, is too blunt for the recipient. Henry Ward Beecher
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There is not a single heart but has its moments of longing. Henry Ward Beecher
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Death is not an end. It is a new impulse. Henry Ward Beecher
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A bird in a cage is not half a bird. Henry Ward Beecher
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It is not in the nature of true greatness to be exclusive and arrogant. Henry Ward Beecher
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The great lever by which to raise and save the world is the unbounded love and mercy of God. Henry Ward Beecher
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All things in the natural world symbolize God, yet none of them speak of Him but in broken and imperfect words. Henry Ward Beecher
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Sophistry is the fallacy of argument. Henry Ward Beecher
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It is a view of God that compensates every thing else, and enables the soul to rest in His bosom. How, when the child in the night screams with terror, hearing sounds that it knows not of, is that child comforted and put to rest? Is it by a philosophical explanation that the sounds were made by the rats in the partition? Is it by imparting entomological knowledge? No; it is by the mother taking the child in her lap, and singing sweetly to it, and rocking it. And the child thinks nothing of the explanation, but only of the mother. Henry Ward Beecher
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