Henry Ward Beecher

1813 - 1887

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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A Quote by Henry Ward Beecher on approval, death, friendship, life, love, tenderness, and words

Do not keep the alabaster boxes of your love and tenderness sealed up until your friends are dead. Fill their lives with sweetness. Speak approving, cheering words while their ears can hear them and while their hearts can be thrilled by them.

Henry Ward Beecher (1813 - 1887)

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A Quote by Henry Ward Beecher on god, kiss, and motherhood

God pardons like a mother, who kisses the offense into everlasting forgetfulness.

Henry Ward Beecher (1813 - 1887)

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A Quote by Henry Ward Beecher on good and humor

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Good humor makes all things tolerable.

Henry Ward Beecher (1813 - 1887)

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A Quote by Henry Ward Beecher on anarchy, government, and world

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

Henry Ward Beecher (1813 - 1887)

Source: Proverbs from Plymouth Pulpit, 1867

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A Quote by Henry Ward Beecher on evil

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He thinketh no evil

Henry Ward Beecher (1813 - 1887)

Source: (Green-Wood Cemetery; Brooklyn, New York)

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A Quote by Henry Ward Beecher

A grindstone that had not grit in it, how long would it take to sharpen an axe? And affairs that had not grit in them how long would they take to make a man.

Henry Ward Beecher (1813 - 1887)

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