Henry Ward Beecher

Henry Ward Beecher

American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker

Lived from: 1813-1887

Category: Theologians and clergy

Quotes: Henry Ward Beecher

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    Life would be a perpetual flea hunt if a man were obliged to run down all the innuendoes, inveracities, and insinuations and misrepresentations which are uttered against him.
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    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;
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    Love is the river of life in the world.
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    Mirth is the sweet wine of human life. It should be offered sparkling with zestful life unto God.
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    Never forget what a man says to you when he is angry.
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    Never forget what a person says to you when they are angry.
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    Next to ingratitude the most painful thing to bear is gratitude.
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    No man is sane who does not know how to be insane on proper occasions.
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    No man is such a conqueror, as the one that has defeated himself.
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    No matter what looms ahead, if you can eat today, enjoy the sunlight today, mix good cheer with friends today, enjoy it and bless God for it. Do not look back on happiness - or dream of it in the future. You are only sure of today; do not let yourself be cheated out of it.
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    Nothing dies so hard, or rallies so often as intolerance.
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    Ones best success comes after their greatest disappointments.
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    Poverty is very good in poems, but it is very bad in a house. It is very good in maxims and sermons, but it is very bad in practical life.
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    Private opinion is weak, but public opinion is almost omnipotent.
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    Repentance is another name for aspiration.