Quotes by Henry Ward Beecher

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It is not well for a man to pray cream and live skim milk.
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No town can fail of beauty, though its walks were gutters and its houses hovels, if venerable trees make magnificent colonnades along its streets.
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The dog was created especially for children. He is the God of frolic.
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Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house.
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Never be grandiloquent when you want to drive home a searching truth. Don't whip with a switch that has the leaves on, if you want it to tingle.
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Private opinion is weak, but public opinion is almost omnipotent.
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A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs - jolted by every pebble in the road.
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If Christ is not divine, every impulse of the Christian world falls to a lower octave, and light and love and hope decline.
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The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't.
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There is a temperate zone in the mind, between luxurious indolence and exacting work; and it is to this region, just between laziness and labor, that summer reading belongs.
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