Henry Ward Beecher
A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road.
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Henry Ward Beecher Quotes
The humblest individual exerts some influence, either for good or evil, upon others.
A man's true state of power and riches is to be in himself.
There is no friendship, no love, like that of the parent for the child.
We sleep, but the loom of life never stops, and the pattern which was weaving when the sun went down is weaving when it comes up in the morning.
Our best successes often come after our greatest disappointments.
The soul without imagination is what an observatory would be without a telescope.
God made man to go by motives, and he will not go without them, any more than a boat without steam or a balloon without gas.
Books are not men and yet they stay alive.
We are always on the anvil by trials God is shaping us for higher things.
God appoints our graces to be nurses to other men's weaknesses.
Chronic malnutrition, or the lack of proper nutrition over time directly contributes to three times as many child deaths as food scarcity. Yet surprisingly, you don't really hear about this hidden crisis through the morning news, Twitter or headlines of major newspapers.
Like charity, I believe glamour should begin at home.
My mom is painfully sweet she's from Nebraska.
There is hardly such a thing as a war in which it makes no difference who wins. Nearly always one side stands more of less for progress, the other side more or less for reaction.
I am confident that nobody... will accuse me of selfishness if I ask to spend time, while I am still in good health, with my family, my friends and also with myself.
I don't think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains.
People respond when you tell them there is a great future in front of you, you can leave your past behind.
The only real progress lies in learning to be wrong all alone.
You can close more business in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get people interested in you.
Thanks to television, for the first time the young are seeing history made before it is censored by their elders.