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Henry Ward Beecher Quote: “A library is not a luxury but one of the necessities of life.”

A library is not a luxury but one of the necessities of life.

— Henry Ward Beecher



Henry Ward Beecher Quote: “Greatness lies, not in being strong, but in the right using of strength; and strength is not used rightly when it serves only to carry a man above his fellows for his own solitary glory. He is the greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own.”

Greatness lies, not in being strong, but in the right using of strength; and strength is not used rightly when it serves only to carry a man above his fellows for his own solitary glory. He is the greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own.

— Henry Ward Beecher


Henry Ward Beecher Quote: “Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody expects of you. Never excuse yourself.”

Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody expects of you. Never excuse yourself.

— Henry Ward Beecher


Henry Ward Beecher Quote: “We should not judge people by their peak of excellence; but by the distance they have traveled from the point where they started.”

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


Henry Ward Beecher Quote: “I can forgive but I cannot forget, is only another way of saying, I cannot forgive.”

I can forgive but I cannot forget, is only another way of saying, I cannot forgive.

— Henry Ward Beecher


Henry Ward Beecher Quote: “Greatness lies not in being strong, but in the right use of strength.”

Greatness lies not in being strong, but in the right use of strength.

— Henry Ward Beecher


Henry Ward Beecher Quote: “The bibliophile is the master of his books, the bibliomaniac their slave.”

The bibliophile is the master of his books, the bibliomaniac their slave.

— Henry Ward Beecher


Henry Ward Beecher Quote: “In this world it is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.”

In this world it is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.

— Henry Ward Beecher


Henry Ward Beecher Quote: “A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It’s jolted by every pebble on the road.”

A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It’s jolted by every pebble on the road.

— Henry Ward Beecher


Henry Ward Beecher Quote: “Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith.”

Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith.

— Henry Ward Beecher


Henry Ward Beecher Quote: “The first hour of the morning is the rudder of the day.”

The first hour of the morning is the rudder of the day.

— Henry Ward Beecher


Henry Ward Beecher Quote: “The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things.”

The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things.

— Henry Ward Beecher


Henry Ward Beecher Quote: “It’s easier to go down a hill than up it but the view is much better at the top.”

It’s easier to go down a hill than up it but the view is much better at the top.

— Henry Ward Beecher


Henry Ward Beecher Quote: “All words are pegs to hang ideas on.”

All words are pegs to hang ideas on.

— Henry Ward Beecher


Henry Ward Beecher Quote: “Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.”

Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.

— Henry Ward Beecher


Henry Ward Beecher Quote: “What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.”

What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.

— Henry Ward Beecher


Henry Ward Beecher Quote: “Selfishness at the expense of others happiness is demonism.”

Selfishness at the expense of others happiness is demonism.

— Henry Ward Beecher


Henry Ward Beecher Quote: “October is the opal month of the year. It is the month of glory, of ripeness. It is the picture-month.”

October is the opal month of the year. It is the month of glory, of ripeness. It is the picture-month.

— Henry Ward Beecher


Henry Ward Beecher Quote: “October is nature’s funeral month. Nature glories in death more than in life. The month of departure is more beautiful than the month of coming – October than May. Every green thin loves to die in bright colors.”

October is nature’s funeral month. Nature glories in death more than in life. The month of departure is more beautiful than the month of coming – October than May. Every green thin loves to die in bright colors.

— Henry Ward Beecher


Henry Ward Beecher Quote: “The thankful heart will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings.”

The thankful heart will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings.

— Henry Ward Beecher


Henry Ward Beecher Quote: “We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves.”

We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves.

— Henry Ward Beecher


Henry Ward Beecher Quote: “The strength of a man consists in finding out the way God is going, and going that way.”

The strength of a man consists in finding out the way God is going, and going that way.

— Henry Ward Beecher


Henry Ward Beecher Quote: “Everyone has influence, for good or bad, upon others.”

Everyone has influence, for good or bad, upon others.

— Henry Ward Beecher


Henry Ward Beecher Quote: “Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.”

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

— Henry Ward Beecher


Henry Ward Beecher Quote: “If men had wings and bore black feathers, Few of them would be clever enough to be crows.”

If men had wings and bore black feathers, Few of them would be clever enough to be crows.

— Henry Ward Beecher


Henry Ward Beecher Quote: “What I spent, I had; What I kept, I lost; What I gave, I have.”

What I spent, I had; What I kept, I lost; What I gave, I have.

— Henry Ward Beecher


Henry Ward Beecher Quote: “A man without ambition is like a beautiful worm – it can creep, but it cannot fly.”

A man without ambition is like a beautiful worm – it can creep, but it cannot fly.

— Henry Ward Beecher


Henry Ward Beecher Quote: “There are persons so radiant, so genial, so kind, so pleasure-bearin g, that you instinctively feel in their presence that they do you good; whose coming into a room is like bringing a lamp there.”

There are persons so radiant, so genial, so kind, so pleasure-bearin g, that you instinctively feel in their presence that they do you good; whose coming into a room is like bringing a lamp there.

— Henry Ward Beecher


Henry Ward Beecher Quote: “Be a hard master to yourself – and be lenient to everybody else.”

Be a hard master to yourself – and be lenient to everybody else.

— Henry Ward Beecher


Henry Ward Beecher Quote: “The little troubles and worries of life may be as stumbling blocks in our way, or we may make them stepping-stones to a nobler character and to Heaven. Troubles are often the tools by which God fashions us for better things.”

The little troubles and worries of life may be as stumbling blocks in our way, or we may make them stepping-stones to a nobler character and to Heaven. Troubles are often the tools by which God fashions us for better things.

— Henry Ward Beecher


Henry Ward Beecher Quote: “Riches are not an end of life, but an instrument of life.”

Riches are not an end of life, but an instrument of life.

— Henry Ward Beecher


Henry Ward Beecher Quote: “The mother’s heart is the child’s schoolroom.”

The mother’s heart is the child’s schoolroom.

— Henry Ward Beecher


Henry Ward Beecher Quote: “Don’t look where you fall, but where you slipped.”

Don’t look where you fall, but where you slipped.

— Henry Ward Beecher


Henry Ward Beecher Quote: “The soul without imagination is what an observatory would be without a telescope.”

The soul without imagination is what an observatory would be without a telescope.

— Henry Ward Beecher


Henry Ward Beecher Quote: “Happiness is not the end of life: character is.”

Happiness is not the end of life: character is.

— Henry Ward Beecher


Henry Ward Beecher Quote: “Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore?”

Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore?

— Henry Ward Beecher


Henry Ward Beecher Quote: “There is no friendship, no love, like that of the parent for the child.”

There is no friendship, no love, like that of the parent for the child.

— Henry Ward Beecher


Henry Ward Beecher Quote: “When God thought of mother, He must have laughed with satisfaction, and framed it quickly – so rich, so deep, so divine, so full of soul, power, and beauty, was the conception.”

When God thought of mother, He must have laughed with satisfaction, and framed it quickly – so rich, so deep, so divine, so full of soul, power, and beauty, was the conception.

— Henry Ward Beecher


Henry Ward Beecher Quote: “I never knew an early-rising, hard-working, prudent man, careful of his earnings, and strictly honest who complained of bad luck.”

I never knew an early-rising, hard-working, prudent man, careful of his earnings, and strictly honest who complained of bad luck.

— Henry Ward Beecher


Henry Ward Beecher Quote: “Good-humor makes all things tolerable.”

Good-humor makes all things tolerable.

— Henry Ward Beecher


Henry Ward Beecher Quote: “It is not work that kills men; it is worry. Work is healthy; you can hard put more upon a man than he can bear. Worry is rust upon the blade. It is not the revolution that destroys the machinery, but the friction.”

It is not work that kills men; it is worry. Work is healthy; you can hard put more upon a man than he can bear. Worry is rust upon the blade. It is not the revolution that destroys the machinery, but the friction.

— Henry Ward Beecher


Henry Ward Beecher Quote: “God asks no man whether he will accept life. That is not the choice. You must take it. The only choice is how.”

God asks no man whether he will accept life. That is not the choice. You must take it. The only choice is how.

— Henry Ward Beecher


Henry Ward Beecher Quote: “No emotion, any more than a wave, can long retain its own individual form.”

No emotion, any more than a wave, can long retain its own individual form.

— Henry Ward Beecher


Henry Ward Beecher Quote: “Like waves, our feelings may continue by repeating themselves, by intermittent rushes; but no emotion any more than a wave can long retain its own individual form.”

Like waves, our feelings may continue by repeating themselves, by intermittent rushes; but no emotion any more than a wave can long retain its own individual form.

— Henry Ward Beecher


Henry Ward Beecher Quote: “Books are the windows through which the soul looks out.”

Books are the windows through which the soul looks out.

— Henry Ward Beecher


Henry Ward Beecher Quote: “Never excuse yourself.”

Never excuse yourself.

— Henry Ward Beecher


Henry Ward Beecher Quote: “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.”

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.

— Henry Ward Beecher


Henry Ward Beecher Quote: “Rain! whose soft architectural hands have power to cut stones, and chisel to shapes of grandeur the very mountains.”

Rain! whose soft architectural hands have power to cut stones, and chisel to shapes of grandeur the very mountains.

— Henry Ward Beecher


Henry Ward Beecher Quote: “Let the GRATEFUL HEART sweep through the day that it may recognize in every hour some sweet blessing.”

Let the GRATEFUL HEART sweep through the day that it may recognize in every hour some sweet blessing.

— Henry Ward Beecher


Henry Ward Beecher Quote: “The sun does not shine for a few trees and flowers, but for the wide world’s joy.”

The sun does not shine for a few trees and flowers, but for the wide world’s joy.

— Henry Ward Beecher

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