Henry Ward Beecher
God pardons like a mother, who kisses the offense into everlasting forgiveness.
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We steal if we touch tomorrow. It is God's.
When a nation's young men are conservative, its funeral bell is already rung.
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.
There is no friendship, no love, like that of the parent for the child.
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.
Faith is spiritualized imagination.
Pride slays thanksgiving, but a humble mind is the soil out of which thanks naturally grow. A proud man is seldom a grateful man, for he never thinks he gets as much as he deserves.
We are always on the anvil by trials God is shaping us for higher things.
Law represents the effort of man to organize society governments, the efforts of selfishness to overthrow liberty.
Our best successes often come after our greatest disappointments.
A government of laws, and not of men.
Happiness, that grand mistress of the ceremonies in the dance of life, impels us through all its mazes and meanderings, but leads none of us by the same route.
The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.
Do not ever say that the desire to 'do good' by force is a good motive. Neither power-lust nor stupidity are good motives.
My mom always said I was the peacemaker in the family. My older brother, Eric, was the leader, the creative one. I was just his puppet.
A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life.
Oh, what a tangled web we weave, When first we practice to deceive
Women can go on marrying and pretending that their boyfriends and husbands are Mr. Darcy or some RomCom dream man. But where's that going to get 'em? Besides divorce court?
Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I will not forget you. Love me and I may be forced to love you.
Love can no more continue without a constant motion than fire can and when once you take hope and fear away, you take from it its very life and being.