Henry Ward Beecher
We steal if we touch tomorrow. It is God's.
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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.
There is no friendship, no love, like that of the parent for the child.
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.
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.
Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made and forgot to put a soul into.
I can forgive, but I cannot forget, is only another way of saying, I will not forgive. Forgiveness ought to be like a cancelled note - torn in two, and burned up, so that it never can be shown against one.
We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves.
We are always on the anvil by trials God is shaping us for higher things.
A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road.
God pardons like a mother, who kisses the offense into everlasting forgiveness.
Representation of the world, like the world itself, is the work of men they describe it from their own point of view, which they confuse with the absolute truth.
Of two pleasures, if there be one which all or almost all who have experience of both give a decided preference, irrespective of any feeling of moral obligation to prefer it, that is the more desirable pleasure.
I'm always going to live in Texas. Texas is my home - it'll be my home forever.
If a business does well, the stock eventually follows.
There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way in which it treats its children.
People feel that the EU is a one-way process, a great machine that sucks up decision-making from national parliaments to the European level until everything is decided by the EU. That needs to change.
Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything - all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure - these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important.
The intelligence of the creature known as a crowd, is the square root of the number of people in it.
Abused patience turns to fury.
God's dream is that you and I and all of us will realize that we are family, that we are made for togetherness, for goodness, and for compassion.