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Henry Ward Beecher
Henry Ward Beecher

Henry Ward Beecher was one of the most famous Protestant Ministers in the United States. People crowded in to hear his sermons, which her also widely published and read. Not just a speaker, Beecher wrote more than 40 books, one of which, "Evolution and Religion," led to accusations of heresy.

Date of Birth: June 24, 1813
Date of Death: March 08, 1887


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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
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"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
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"Ones best success comes after their greatest disappointments." Henry Ward Beecher
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"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
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"Laughter is not a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is the best ending for one." Henry Ward Beecher
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"If a man cannot be a Christian in the place he is, he cannot be a Christian anywhere." Henry Ward Beecher
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"God made man to go by motives, and he will not go without them, any more than a boat without steam or a balloon without gas." Henry Ward Beecher
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"I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love." Henry Ward Beecher
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"To become an able and successful man in any profession, three things are necessary: nature, study and practice." Henry Ward Beecher
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"Keep a fair-sized cemetery in your back yard, in which to bury the faults of your friends." Henry Ward Beecher
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"Sink the Bible to the bottom of the ocean, and still man's obligations to God would be unchanged. He would have the same path to tread, only his lamp and his guide would be gone ...." Henry Ward Beecher
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"We never know the love of our parents for us till we have become parents." Henry Ward Beecher
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"Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures." Henry Ward Beecher
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"Affliction comes to us, not to make us sad but sober; not to make us sorry but wise." Henry Ward Beecher
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"A library is not a luxury but one of the necessities of life." Henry Ward Beecher
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"Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in our own sunshine" Henry Ward Beecher
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"That is true culture which helps us to work for the social betterment of all." Henry Ward Beecher
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"It gives one a sudden start in going down a barren, stony 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
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"Well married a person has wings, poorly married shackles." Henry Ward Beecher
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"Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anyone else expects of you. Never excuse yourself." Henry Ward Beecher
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"It is not merely cruelty that leads men to love war, it is excitement" Henry Ward Beecher
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