Henry Ward Beecher
We steal if we touch tomorrow. It is God's.
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Tears are often the telescope by which men see far into heaven.
The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things.
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.
The worst thing in this world, next to anarchy, is government.
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.
Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.
Mirth is the sweet wine of human life. It should be offered sparkling with zestful life unto God.
No matter what looms ahead, if you can eat today, enjoy today, mix good cheer with friends today enjoy it and bless God for it.
Good nature is worth more than knowledge, more than money, more than honor, to the persons who possess it.
We are always on the anvil by trials God is shaping us for higher things.
The hate of men will pass, and dictators die, and the power they took from the people will return to the people. And so long as men die, liberty will never perish.
If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles.
There is nothing in the world so much admired as a man who knows how to bear unhappiness with courage.
If we want to talk about freedom, we must mean freedom for others as well as ourselves, and we must mean freedom for everyone inside our frontiers as well as outside.
It is a scientific fact that your body will not absorb cholesterol if you take it from another person's plate.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
I do not think that marriage is one of my talents. I've been much happier unmarried than married.
The darkness of death is like the evening twilight it makes all objects appear more lovely to the dying.
It is easier to find men who will volunteer to die, than to find those who are willing to endure pain with patience.
If Warren Buffett made his money from ordinary income rather than capital gains, his tax rate would be a lot higher than his secretary's. In fact a very small percentage of people in this country pay a big chunk of the taxes.