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Henry Ward Beecher

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Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore?

— Henry Ward Beecher

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Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house.

— Henry Ward Beecher

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We should not judge people by their peak of excellence; but by the distance they have traveled from the point where they started.

— Henry Ward Beecher

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Never forget what a man says to you when he is angry.

— Henry Ward Beecher


The unthankful heart discovers no mercies; but the thankful heart will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings.

— Henry Ward Beecher

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Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.

— Henry Ward Beecher

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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.

— Henry Ward Beecher

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‎Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody else expects of you. Never excuse yourself. Never pity yourself. Be a hard master to yourself-and be lenient to everybody else.

— Henry Ward Beecher

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Hold yourself to a higher standard than anyone else expects of you. Never excuse yourself.

— Henry Ward Beecher


The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one often comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't.

— Henry Ward Beecher


About Henry Ward Beecher

Henry Ward Beecher Quotes

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His wife loyally supported him throughout the ordeal. "
Muscular and long-haired the preacher was close to a series of attractive young women but his wife Eunice the mother of his 10 children was "unloved. I would rather speak the truth to ten men than blandishments and lying to a million.

Henry Ward Beecher (June 24 1813 – March 8 1887) was a prominent Congregationalist clergyman social reformer abolitionist and speaker in the mid to late 19th century.

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