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It is defeat that turns bone to flint; it is defeat that turns gristle to muscle; it is defeat that makes men invincible.
—  Henry Ward Beecher
The dog was created especially for children. He is the god of frolic.
—  Henry Ward Beecher
Good nature is worth more than knowledge, more than money, more than honor.
—  Henry Ward Beecher
A man without mirth is like a wagon without springs, in which one is caused disagreeably to jolt by every pebble over which it turns.
—  Henry Ward Beecher
It is trial that proves one thing weak and another strong. A house built on the sand is in fair weather just as good as if builded on a rock. A cobweb is as good as the mightiest cable when there is no strain upon it.
—  Henry Ward Beecher
If any man is rich and powerful he comes under the law of God by which the higher branches must take the burnings of the sun, and shade those that are lower; by which the tall trees must protect the weak plants beneath them.
—  Henry Ward Beecher
The greatest architect and the one most needed is hope.
—  Henry Ward Beecher
Heaven will be inherited by every man who has heaven in his soul.
—  Henry Ward Beecher
A love of flowers would beget early rising, industry, habits of close observation, and of reading. It would incline the mind to notice natural phenomena, and to reason upon them. It would occupy the mind with pure thoughts, and inspire a sweet and gentle enthusiasm; maintain simplicity of taste; and ... unfold in the heart an enlarged, unstraightened, ardent piety.
—  Henry Ward Beecher
A man's true state of power and riches is to be in himself.
—  Henry Ward Beecher
A grindstone that had not grit in it, how long would it take to sharpen an axe? And affairs that had not grit in them how long would they take to make a man.
—  Henry Ward Beecher
If you want your neighbor to know what the Christ spirit will do for him, let him see what it has done for you.
—  Henry Ward Beecher
In things pertaining to enthusiasm no man is sane who does not know how to be insane on proper occasions.
—  Henry Ward Beecher
It gives one a sudden start in going down a barren, stoney street, to see upon a narrow strip of grass, just within the iron fence, the radiant dandelion, shining in the grass, like a spark dropped from the sun.
—  Henry Ward Beecher
All higher motives, ideals, conceptions, sentiments in a man are of no account if they do not come forward to strengthen him for the better discharge of the duties which devolve upon him in the ordinary affairs of life.
—  Henry Ward Beecher
In this world, it is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.
—  Henry Ward Beecher
The worst thing in the world next to anarchy, is government.
—  Henry Ward Beecher
It is not well for a man to pray cream; and live skim milk.
—  Henry Ward Beecher
The humblest individual exerts some influence, either for good or evil, upon others.
—  Henry Ward Beecher
Nothing dies so hard, or rallies so often, as intolerance.
—  Henry Ward Beecher
It is not merely cruelty that leads men to love war, it is excitement.
—  Henry Ward Beecher
If a man cannot be a Christian in the place where he is, he cannot be a Christian anywhere.
—  Henry Ward Beecher
Men strengthen each other in their faults. Those who are alike associate together, repeat the things which all believe, defend and stimulate their common faults of disposition, and each one receives from the others a reflection of his own egotism.
—  Henry Ward Beecher
Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.
—  Henry Ward Beecher
We are always in the forge, or on the anvil; by trials God is shaping us for higher things.
—  Henry Ward Beecher
We never know the love of our parents for us till we have become parents.
—  Henry Ward Beecher
Of all formal things in the world, a clipped hedge is the most formal; and of all the informal things in the world, a forest tree is the most informal.
—  Henry Ward Beecher
Flattery is praise insincerely given for an interested purpose.
—  Henry Ward Beecher
There is no friendship, no love, like that of the parent for the child.
—  Henry Ward Beecher
Gratitude is the fairest blossom Which springs from the soul.
—  Henry Ward Beecher
Genius unexerted is no more genius than a bushel of acorns is a forest of oaks.
—  Henry Ward Beecher
It takes a man to make a devil; and the fittest man for such a purpose is a snarling, waspish, red-hot, fiery creditor.
—  Henry Ward Beecher
God pardons like a mother, who kisses the offense into everlasting forgetfulness.
—  Henry Ward Beecher
Truths are first clouds; then rain, then harvest and food.
—  Henry Ward Beecher
A good digestion is as truly obligatory as a good conscience; pure blood is as truly a part of mankind as a pure faith; and a well ordered skin is the first condition of that cleanliness which is next to Godliness.
—  Henry Ward Beecher
A thoughtful mind, when it sees a nation's flag, sees not the flag only, but the nation itself; and whatever may be its symbols, its insignia, he reads chiefly in the flag the government, the principles, the truths, the history which belongs to the nation that sets it forth.
—  Henry Ward Beecher
Like a bird she seems to wear gay plumage unconsciously, as if it grew upon her.
—  Henry Ward Beecher
If you have only two or three things that you can enjoy and they are things which time and decay may remove from you, what are you going to do in old age?
—  Henry Ward Beecher
Conceited men often seem a harmless kind of men, who, by an overweening self-respect, relieve others from the duty of respecting them at all.
—  Henry Ward Beecher
Never forget what a man has said to you when he was angry. If he has charged you with anything, you better look it up.
—  Henry Ward Beecher
You never know till you try to reach them how accessible men are; but you must approach each man by the right door.
—  Henry Ward Beecher
A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company by the way, a counselor, a multitude of counselors.
—  Henry Ward Beecher
Every charitable act is a stepping stone toward heaven
—  Henry Ward Beecher
Nothing can compare in beauty, and wonder, and admirableness, and divinity itself, to the silent work in obscure dwellings of faithful women bringing their children to honor and virtue and piety.
—  Henry Ward Beecher
A mother has, perhaps, the hardest earthly lot; and yet no mother worthy of the name ever gave herself thoroughly for her child who did not feel that, after all, she reaped what she had sown.
—  Henry Ward Beecher
No man is such a conqueror as the man who has defeated himself.
—  Henry Ward Beecher
If there's a job to be done, I always ask the busiest man in my parish to take it on and it gets done.
—  Henry Ward Beecher

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