Henry Ward Beecher
I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.
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What we call wisdom is the result of all the wisdom of past ages. Our best institutions are like young trees growing upon the roots of the old trunks that have crumbled away.
Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.
The world's battlefields have been in the heart chiefly more heroism has been displayed in the household and the closet, than on the most memorable battlefields in history.
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.
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.
Good nature is worth more than knowledge, more than money, more than honor, to the persons who possess it.
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.
Every young man would do well to remember that all successful business stands on the foundation of morality.
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.
Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.
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.