Henry Ward Beecher
Good nature is worth more than knowledge, more than money, more than honor, to the persons who possess it.
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A man's true state of power and riches is to be in himself.
The real democratic American idea is, not that every man shall be on a level with every other man, but that every man shall have liberty to be what God made him, without hindrance.
A book is good company. It is full of conversation without loquacity. It comes to your longing with full instruction, but pursues you never.
The mother's heart is the child's schoolroom.
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.
We steal if we touch tomorrow. It is God's.
Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore?
The soul without imagination is what an observatory would be without a telescope.
God appoints our graces to be nurses to other men's weaknesses.
Success is full of promise till one gets it, and then it seems like a nest from which the bird has flown.
When you learn, teach. When you get, give.
I ran into Isosceles. He had a great idea for a new triangle!
Sure, climbing Mount Everest would be cool, but that's something I would now like to do as a family. Big experiences like that I don't want to have on my own anymore. I want to share them.
A subject for a great poet would be God's boredom after the seventh day of creation.
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval. The dark background which death supplies brings out the tender colors of life in all their purity.
I didn't really seek attention. I just wanted to play the game well and go home.
Most comedy is based on getting a laugh at somebody else's expense. And I find that that's just a form of bullying in a major way. So I want to be an example that you can be funny and be kind, and make people laugh without hurting somebody else's feelings.
Lack of money is the root of all evil.
We need to stop spending money we don't have.
Anxiety is love's greatest killer. It makes others feel as you might when a drowning man holds on to you. You want to save him, but you know he will strangle you with his panic.