Henry Ward Beecher
In this world, full often, our joys are only the tender shadows which our sorrows cast.
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The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things.
Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith.
Theology is a science of mind applied to God.
It is one of the severest tests of friendship to tell your friend his faults. So to love a man that you cannot bear to see a stain upon him, and to speak painful truth through loving words, that is friendship.
The worst thing in this world, next to anarchy, is government.
We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves.
Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody expects of you. Never excuse yourself.
The dog is the god of frolic.
It's not the work which kills people, it's the worry. It's not the revolution that destroys machinery it's the friction.
I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.
Mother's love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.
I don't have no fear of death. My only fear is coming back reincarnated.
By the time Obama came into office, Washington had already agreed over a period of a few weeks to a $700 billion government infusion into the world banking system. Nothing of the sort had ever been done before, and it was done spit spot with very little national debate.
You get the health benefits of coffee up through about the first twenty-four ounces. It's the biggest source of antioxidants for Americans, and we think it helps prevent Alzheimer's and Parkinson's as well.
My view is pensioners don't have the one option that people of working age have. They can't really increase their income, because they are no longer able to work.
War is cruelty. There is no use trying to reform it. The crueler it is, the sooner it will be over.
The thing that lies at the foundation of positive change, the way I see it, is service to a fellow human being.
My mom has made it possible for me to be who I am. Our family is everything. Her greatest skill was encouraging me to find my own person and own independence.
In science the important thing is to modify and change one's ideas as science advances.
I sought my father in the world of the black musician, because it contained wisdom, experience, sadness and loneliness. I was not ever interested in the music of boys. From my youngest years, I was interested in the music of men.