Talk:Henry Ward Beecher
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- It is not work that kills men; it is worry. Work is healthy; you can hardly 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.
- Children are the hands by which we take hold of heaven
- Every artist dips his brush into his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.
- Good nature is worth more than knowledge, more than money...
- 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.
- He is greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own
- It's easier to go down a hill than up it but the view is much better at the top.
- Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.
- Now comes the mystery.
- Last words
- The dog was created specially for children. He is a god of frolic.
- The monkey is an organized sarcasm upon the human race.
- To array a man's will against his sickness is the supreme art of medicine.
- What a mother sings to the cradle goes all the way to the coffin.
- Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore?
- Words are pegs to hang ideas on.
- No emotion, any more than a wave, can long retain it's own individual form.
- The first hour is the rudder of the day — the Golden Hour.
- Good-humor makes all things tolerable.