Henry Ward Beecher
Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made and forgot to put a soul into.
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Laughter is day, and sobriety is night a smile is the twilight that hovers gently between both, more bewitching than either.
Theology is a science of mind applied to God.
There are joys which long to be ours. God sends ten thousands truths, which come about us like birds seeking inlet but we are shut up to them, and so they bring us nothing, but sit and sing awhile upon the roof, and then fly away.
Good nature is worth more than knowledge, more than money, more than honor, to the persons who possess it.
No matter what looms ahead, if you can eat today, enjoy today, mix good cheer with friends today enjoy it and bless God for it.
Tears are often the telescope by which men see far into heaven.
The advertisements in a newspaper are more full knowledge in respect to what is going on in a state or community than the editorial columns are.
Greatness lies, not in being strong, but in the right using of strength and strength is not used rightly when it serves only to carry a man above his fellows for his own solitary glory. He is the greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own.
The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things.
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.
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval
Laurence Olivier said in an interview once that when he plays a tragedy he always aims for the funny parts, and the other way around. Because in a comedy you look for what's serious. I think that's true. Sometimes things are really funny if you're absolutely earnest. If you're really serious, it's hilarious.
The poetry of this one is called philosophical, of that one philological, of a third rhetorical, and so on. Which is then the poetic poetry?
This great, though disastrous, culture can only change as we begin to stand off and see... the inveterate materialism which has become the model for cultures around the world.
He who hath many friends hath none.
In 'The King's Speech,' patriotism is utterly contained within a historical moment, the third of September, 1939, where the aggressor is clear, the fight is clear, it hasn't become complicated over time.
Non-violence is the article of faith.
Rules and models destroy genius and art.
A certificate of live birth is not the same thing by any stretch of the imagination as a birth certificate.
Modern bodybuilding is ritual, religion, sport, art, and science, awash in Western chemistry and mathematics. Defying nature, it surpasses it.