Henry Ward Beecher

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Henry Ward Beecher

Henry Ward Beecher

Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.More Henry Ward Beecher [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret of outward success.More Henry Ward Beecher [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is not what we read, but what we remember that makes us learned. It is not what we intend but what we do that makes us useful. And, it is not a few faint wishes but a lifelong struggle that makes us valiant.More Henry Ward Beecher [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
God asks no man whether he will accept life. That is not the choice. You must take it. The only choice is how.More Henry Ward Beecher [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Precise knowledge is the only true knowledge, and he who does not teach exactly, does not teach at all.More Henry Ward Beecher [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A man that does not know how to be angry does not know how to be good.More Henry Ward Beecher [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Affliction comes to us, not to make us sad but sober; not to make us sorry but wise.More Henry Ward Beecher [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Troubles are often the tools by which God fashions us for better things.More Henry Ward Beecher [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Defeat is a school in which truth always grows strong.More Henry Ward Beecher [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
In this world, full often, our joys are only the tender shadows which our sorrows cast.More Henry Ward Beecher [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Every charitable act is a stepping stone towards heaven.More Henry Ward Beecher [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is defeat that turns bone to flint; it is defeat that turns gristle to muscle; it is defeat that makes men invincible.More Henry Ward Beecher [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We should not judge people by their peak of excellence; but by the distance they have traveled from the point where they started.More Henry Ward Beecher [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The test of Christian character should be that a man is a joy-bearing agent to the world.More Henry Ward Beecher [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
He who is false to present duty breaks a thread in the loom, and will find the flaw when he may have forgotten its cause.More Henry Ward Beecher [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
No man is such a conqueror, as the one that has defeated himself.More Henry Ward Beecher [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Living is death; dying is life. We are not what we appear to be. On this side of the grave we are exiles, on that citizens; on this side orphans, on that children;More Henry Ward Beecher [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The Church is not a gallery for the exhibition of eminent Christians, but a school for the education of imperfect ones.More Henry Ward Beecher [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Now comes the mystery.More Henry Ward Beecher [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Genius unexerted is no more genius than a bushel of acorns is a forest of oaks.More Henry Ward Beecher [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The head learns new things, but the heart forever practices old experiences.More Henry Ward Beecher [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Keep a fair-sized cemetery in your back yard, in which to bury the faults of your friends.More Henry Ward Beecher [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There is no faculty of the human soul so persistent and universal as that of hatred.More Henry Ward Beecher [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There is no friendship, no love, like that of the parent for the child.More Henry Ward Beecher [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There never was a person who did anything worth doing, who did not receive more than he gave.More Henry Ward Beecher [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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