Henry Ward Beecher

1813 - 1887

A Quote by Henry Ward Beecher on children and motherhood

A mother has, perhaps, the hardest earthly lot; and yet no mother worthy of the name ever gave herself thoroughly for her child who did not feel that, after all, she reaped what she had sown.

Henry Ward Beecher (1813 - 1887)

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A Quote by Henry Ward Beecher on beauty, divinity, god, laughter, motherhood, power, satisfaction, soul, and thought

When God thought of mother, He must have laughed with satisfaction, and framed it quickly - so rich, so deep, so divine, so full of soul, power, and beauty, was the conception.

Henry Ward Beecher (1813 - 1887)

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A Quote by Henry Ward Beecher on beauty, children, divinity, faith, honor, silence, virtue, women, wonder, and work

Nothing can compare in beauty, and wonder, and admirableness, and divinity itself, to the silent work in obscure dwellings of faithful women bringing their children to honor and virtue and piety.

Henry Ward Beecher (1813 - 1887)

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A Quote by Henry Ward Beecher on men

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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 (1813 - 1887)

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A Quote by Henry Ward Beecher

A man without mirth is like a wagon without springs, in which one is caused disagreeably to jolt by every pebble over which it turns.

Henry Ward Beecher (1813 - 1887)

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A Quote by Henry Ward Beecher on evil, good, individuality, and influence

The humblest individual exerts some influence, either for good or evil, upon others.

Henry Ward Beecher (1813 - 1887)

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A Quote by Henry Ward Beecher

Nothing dies so hard, or rallies so often, as intolerance.

Henry Ward Beecher (1813 - 1887)

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A Quote by Henry Ward Beecher on jobs

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If there's a job to be done, I always ask the busiest man in my parish to take it on and it gets done.

Henry Ward Beecher (1813 - 1887)

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A Quote by Henry Ward Beecher on effort, government, laws, liberty, organize, selfishness, and society

Law represents the effort of man to organize society; governments, the efforts of selfishness to overthrow liberty.

Henry Ward Beecher (1813 - 1887)

Source: Proverbs from Plymouth Pulpit, 1867

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A Quote by Henry Ward Beecher on god, laws, plants, and weakness

If any man is rich and powerful he comes under the law of God by which the higher branches must take the burnings of the sun, and shade those that are lower; by which the tall trees must protect the weak plants beneath them.

Henry Ward Beecher (1813 - 1887)

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