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)
Source: Eyes and Ears
Contributed by: Zaady
There is no friendship, no love, like that of the parent for the child.
We never know the love of our parents for us till we have become parents.
The greatest architect and the one most needed is hope.
You never know till you try to reach them how accessible men are; but you must approach each man by the right door.
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.
The humblest individual exerts some influence, either for good or evil, upon others.
Nothing dies so hard, or rallies so often, as intolerance.
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.
Law represents the effort of man to organize society; governments, the efforts of selfishness to overthrow liberty.
Source: Proverbs from Plymouth Pulpit, 1867
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