Henry Ward Beecher

1813 - 1887

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 day, life, mind, and strength

It is the very wantonness of folly for a man to search out the frets and burdens of his calling and give his mind every day to a consideration of them. They belong to human life. They are inevitable. Brooding only gives them strength.

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A Quote by Henry Ward Beecher on genius

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Genius unexerted is no more genius than a bushel of acorns is a forest of oaks.

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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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