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Quotes by Henry Ward Beecher

Hold yourself to a higher standard than anyone else expects of you. Never excuse yourself.
– Henry Ward Beecher

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

Pride slays thanksgiving, but a humble mind is the soil out of which thanks naturally grow. A proud man is seldom a grateful man, for he never thinks he gets as much as he deserves.
– Henry Ward Beecher

Men’s best successes come after their disappointments.
– Henry Ward Beecher

Books are the windows through which the soul looks out.
– Henry Ward Beecher

A library is not a luxury but one of the necessities of life.
– Henry Ward Beecher

God makes the life fertile by disappointments, as he makes the ground fertile by frosts.
– Henry Ward Beecher

The most dangerous people are the ignorant.
– Henry Ward Beecher

Remember God’s bounty in the year. String the pearls of His favor. Hide the dark parts, except so far as they are breaking out in light! Give this one day to thanks, to joy, to gratitude!
– Henry Ward Beecher

The unthankful heart… discovers no mercies; but let the thankful heart sweep through the day and, as the magnet finds the iron, so it will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings!
– Henry Ward Beecher

Every charitable act is a stepping stone towards heaven.
– Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887) American politician.

Compassion will cure more sins than condemnation.
– Henry Ward Beecher

The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.
– Henry Ward Beecher

Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made and forgot to put a soul into.
– Henry Ward Beecher

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

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