Henry Ward Beecher

1813 - 1887

A Quote by Henry Ward Beecher on strength, greatness, attraction, and law of attraction

He is greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own.

Henry Ward Beecher (1813 - 1887)

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A Quote by Henry Ward Beecher on greatness, strength, solitary, loneliness, and alone

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 (1813 - 1887)

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A Quote by Henry Ward Beecher on book, conversation, and company

A book is good company. It is full of conversation without loquacity. It comes to your longing with full instruction, but pursues you never.

Henry Ward Beecher (1813 - 1887)

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A Quote by Henry Ward Beecher on imagination and soul

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

Henry Ward Beecher (1813 - 1887)

Source: A Dictionary of Thoughts: Being a Cyclopedia of Laconic Quotations from the Best Authors of the World, Both Ancient & Modern

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A Quote by Henry Ward Beecher

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

Henry Ward Beecher (1813 - 1887)

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A Quote by Henry Ward Beecher

The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things.

Henry Ward Beecher (1813 - 1887)

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A Quote by Henry Ward Beecher on expectation

Hold yourself to a higher standard than anyone else expects of you.

Henry Ward Beecher (1813 - 1887)

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A Quote by Henry Ward Beecher on world

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In this world it is not what you take up but what you give up that makes you rich.

Henry Ward Beecher (1813 - 1887)

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A Quote by Henry Ward Beecher on angels, death, and love

It is a man dying with his harness on that angels love to escort upward.

Henry Ward Beecher (1813 - 1887)

Source: Albert W. Daw Collection

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A Quote by Henry Ward Beecher on discipline, heart, and love

Young love is a flame; very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep burning, unquenchable.

Henry Ward Beecher (1813 - 1887)

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