Henry Ward Beecher

1813 - 1887

A Quote by Henry Ward Beecher on belief, courage, excellence, execution, and faith

An oyster, that marvel of delicacy, that concentration of sapid excellence, that mouthful bwefore all other mouthfuls, who first had faith to believe it, and courage to execute? The exterior is not persuasive.

Henry Ward Beecher (1813 - 1887)

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A Quote by Henry Ward Beecher on children, friendship, love, and parenthood

There is no friendship, no love, like that of the parent for the child.

Henry Ward Beecher (1813 - 1887)

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A Quote by Henry Ward Beecher on love and parenthood

We never know the love of our parents for us till we have become parents.

Henry Ward Beecher (1813 - 1887)

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A Quote by Henry Ward Beecher on animals, dogs, fidelity, happiness, horses, judgment, life, love, and people

For fidelity, devotion, love, many a two-legged animal is below the dog and the horse. Happy would it be for thousands of people if they could stand at last before the Judgment Seat and say "I have loved as truly and I have lived as decently as my dog." And yet we call them "only brutes"!

Henry Ward Beecher (1813 - 1887)

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A Quote by Henry Ward Beecher on architecture and hope

The greatest architect and the one most needed is hope.

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.

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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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