Henry Ward Beecher Quotes

Men's best successes come after their disappointments.
Henry Ward Beecher
Never forget what a man says to you when he is angry.
Henry Ward Beecher
Children are the hands by which we take hold of heaven.
Henry Ward Beecher
Expedients are for the hour, but principles are for the ages.
Henry Ward Beecher
A man that does not know how to be angry does not know how to be good.
Henry Ward Beecher
Flowers are the sweetest things that God ever made and forgot to put a soul into.
Henry Ward Beecher
The soul without imagination is what an observatory would be without a telescope.
Henry Ward Beecher
Poverty is very good in poems but very bad in the house; very good in maxims and sermons but very bad in practical life.
Henry Ward Beecher

Henry Ward Beecher Biography

Born: June 24, 1813
Died: March 8, 1887

Henry Ward Beecher was an American clergyman, abolitionist and public speaker. He was best known for his writings and for his role in the notorious adultery trial that took place in the late 19th century.

Notable Works

Seven Lectures to Young Men (1844)
Summer in the Soul (1858)
Eyes and Ears (1862)
Evolution and Religion (1885)


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