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Sunday, 24 September 2017
Daily Quote:
"Realize what you really want. It stops you from chasing butterflies and puts you to work digging gold." (Marston, William Moulton - Want)

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Browse Quotations by Beecher, Henry Ward

 
We are always on the anvil; by trials God is shaping us for higher things. - (Beecher, Henry Ward - Adversity)
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Affliction comes to us, not to make us sad but sober; not to make us sorry but wise. - (Beecher, Henry Ward - Adversity)
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All ambitions are lawful except those that climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind. - (Beecher, Henry Ward - Ambition)
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The real democratic American idea is, not that every man shall be on a level with every other man, but that every man shall have liberty to be what God made him, without hindrance. - (Beecher, Henry Ward - America)
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If a man meets with injustice, it is not required that he shall not be roused to meet it; but if he is angry after he has had time to think upon it, that is sinful. The flame is not wring, but the coals are. - (Beecher, Henry Ward - Anger)
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Never forget what a person says to you when they are angry. - (Beecher, Henry Ward - Anger)
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The continuance and frequent fits of anger produce in the soul a propensity to be angry; which oftentimes ends in choler, bitterness, and moronity, when the mid becomes ulcerated, peevish, and querulous, and is wounded by the least occurrence. - (Beecher, Henry Ward - Anger)
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The dog is the god of frolic. - (Beecher, Henry Ward - Animals)
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Clothes and manners do not make the man; but when he is made, they greatly improve his appearance - (Beecher, Henry Ward - Appearance)
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Life would be a perpetual flea hunt if a man were obliged to run down all the innuendoes, inveracities, and insinuations and misrepresentations which are uttered against him. - (Beecher, Henry Ward - Attitude)
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A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company by the way, a counselor, a multitude of counselors. - (Beecher, Henry Ward - Books - Reading)
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Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house. - (Beecher, Henry Ward - Books - Reading)
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Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore? - (Beecher, Henry Ward - Books - Reading)
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A man's character is the reality of himself; his reputation, the opinion others have formed about him; character resides in him, reputation in other people; that is the substance, this is the shadow. - (Beecher, Henry Ward - Character)
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Every charitable act is a stepping stone towards heaven. - (Beecher, Henry Ward - Charity)
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