Henry Ward Beecher

1813 - 1887

A Quote by Henry Ward Beecher on heroism, labor, power, seasons, truth, and work

Any man can work when every stroke of his hand brings down the fruit rattling from the tree to the ground; but to labor in season and out of season, under every discouragement, by the power of truth . . . that requires a heroism which is transcendent.

Henry Ward Beecher (1813 - 1887)

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A Quote by Henry Ward Beecher on conscience, faith, good, mankind, and purity

A good digestion is as truly obligatory as a good conscience; pure blood is as truly a part of mankind as a pure faith; and a well ordered skin is the first condition of that cleanliness which is next to Godliness.

Henry Ward Beecher (1813 - 1887)

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A Quote by Henry Ward Beecher on order and people

I don't like these cold, precise, perfect people who, in order not to speak wrong never speak at all, and in order not to do wrong, never do anything.

Henry Ward Beecher (1813 - 1887)

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A Quote by Henry Ward Beecher

The elect, those who will; the non-elect, those who won't.

Henry Ward Beecher (1813 - 1887)

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A Quote by Henry Ward Beecher on christ, neighbors, and spirit

If you want your neighbor to know what the Christ spirit will do for him, let him see what it has done for you.

Henry Ward Beecher (1813 - 1887)

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A Quote by Henry Ward Beecher on principles

Expedients are for the hour; principles for the ages.

Henry Ward Beecher (1813 - 1887)

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A Quote by Henry Ward Beecher on heart

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No man can tell whether he is rich or poor by turning to his ledger. It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.

Henry Ward Beecher (1813 - 1887)

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A Quote by Henry Ward Beecher on charity and heaven

Every charitable act is a stepping stone toward heaven

Henry Ward Beecher (1813 - 1887)

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A Quote by Henry Ward Beecher on christ, death, and life

Christ is risen! There is life, therefore, after death! His resurrection is the symbol and pledge of universal resurrection!

Henry Ward Beecher (1813 - 1887)

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A Quote by Henry Ward Beecher on compassion

Compassion will cure more sins than condemnation.

Henry Ward Beecher (1813 - 1887)

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