Henry Ward Beecher
We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves.
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Tears are often the telescope by which men see far into heaven.
I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.
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.
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.
The humblest individual exerts some influence, either for good or evil, upon others.
God pardons like a mother, who kisses the offense into everlasting forgiveness.
A man's true state of power and riches is to be in himself.
God appoints our graces to be nurses to other men's weaknesses.
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.
Laughter is not a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is the best ending for one.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
I'm proud of all the movies I've made. They're not sequels, they're not franchises. And the reason I pick my films carefully is that I don't want to spit on my life. I like to think of myself as more than that.
I spent a year in that town, one Sunday.
The thing you fear most has no power. Your fear of it is what has the power. Facing the truth really will set you free.
Her beauty didn't do her any good and she couldn't use it in any positive way or manipulative way. I just hope that people will look and see and believe in that hope of love, that hope of freedom, even if it was just for a limited time.
It doesn't take many people to have a bad sense of humor to get in trouble at a corporation.
Beware of endeavoring to become a great man in a hurry. One such attempt in ten thousand may succeed. These are fearful odds.
As you may recall, Truman was extremely unpopular when he finally left Washington in 1953, thanks largely to the Korean War. Today, however, he is thought to have been a solidly good president, a 'Near Great' even, in the terminology of those surveys of historians they do every now and then.
I love my family very much. I wish I could see them a little more often than I do. But we understand because we're a show business family and we all work.
Compassion alone stands apart from the continuous traffic between good and evil proceeding within us.