Henry Ward Beecher
We steal if we touch tomorrow. It is God's.
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Faith is spiritualized imagination.
Books are not men and yet they stay alive.
The unthankful heart... discovers no mercies but let the thankful heart sweep through the day and, as the magnet finds the iron, so it will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings!
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.
Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody expects of you. Never excuse yourself.
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.
We should not judge people by their peak of excellence but by the distance they have traveled from the point where they started.
Good nature is worth more than knowledge, more than money, more than honor, to the persons who possess it.
Law represents the effort of man to organize society governments, the efforts of selfishness to overthrow liberty.
It is not the going out of port, but the coming in, that determines the success of a voyage.
Americans are cool if you show just a chink of vulnerability, they respond so much. They'll pat you on the arm and say, 'Hey kid, you're all right.' Brits will respond but they are much more cynical.
I've never had a very closely connected family. My parents split up when I was young and I was living with my mom for a little while, then I was kind of just on my own really young. It wasn't some kind of global tragedy, it was just never really a very close-knit family. So there was support in the sense that they didn't stand in my way.
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.
I've always been - you know, my personality is motivating and encouraging. And so I'm just being who God made me to be.
Our life dreams the Utopia. Our death achieves the Ideal.
War involves in its progress such a train of unforeseen circumstances that no human wisdom can calculate the end it has but one thing certain, and that is to increase taxes.
A lot of people have great hope, and a lot of people who have great hope live. And, some of them who have great hope die. So it's not that hope is going to save you.
Most of the energy of political work is devoted to correcting the effects of mismanagement of government.
Your ordinary acts of love and hope point to the extraordinary promise that every human life is of inestimable value.
Let everyone try and find that as a result of daily prayer he adds something new to his life, something with which nothing can be compared.