Henry Ward Beecher

Henry Ward Beecher

was a prominent Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, abolitionist, and speaker in the mid to late 19th century.
Grim care, moroseness, anxiety-all this rust of life ought to be scoured off by the oil of mirth. Mirth is God's medicine.More Henry Ward Beecher quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
No man is such a conquerer as the man who has defeated himself.More Henry Ward Beecher quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The ignorant classes are the dangerous classes.More Henry Ward Beecher quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Any law that takes hold of a man's daily life cannot prevail in a community, unless the vast majority of the community are actively in favor of it. The laws that are the most operative are the laws which protect life.More Henry Ward Beecher quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Never excuse yourself.More Henry Ward Beecher quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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