Henry Ward Beecher

1813 - 1887

A Quote by Henry Ward Beecher on kindness, nature, and romance

Boys have their soft and gentle moods too. You would suppose by the morning racket that nothing could be more foreign to their nature than romance and vague sadness. . . . But boys have hours of great sinking and sadness, when kindness and fondness are peculiarly needful to them.

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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A Quote by Henry Ward Beecher on conceit, duty, kindness, men, respect, and self-respect

Conceited men often seem a harmless kind of men, who, by an overweening self-respect, relieve others from the duty of respecting them at all.

Henry Ward Beecher (1813 - 1887)

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A Quote by Henry Ward Beecher on absence, change, cities, country, separation, and silence

Nothing marks the change from the city to the country so much as the absence of grinding noises. The country is never silent. But its sounds are separate, distinct, and as it were, articulate.

Henry Ward Beecher (1813 - 1887)

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A Quote by Henry Ward Beecher

It is not well for a man to pray cream; and live skim milk.

Henry Ward Beecher (1813 - 1887)

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A Quote by Henry Ward Beecher on anger

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Never forget what a man has said to you when he was angry. If he has charged you with anything, you better look it up.

Henry Ward Beecher (1813 - 1887)

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A Quote by Henry Ward Beecher on anger, injustice, and time

If a man meets with injustice, it is not required that he shall not be roused to meet it; but if he is angry after he has had time to think upon it, that is sinful. The flame is not wring, but the coals are.

Henry Ward Beecher (1813 - 1887)

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