Quotes by Henry Ward Beecher

Henry Ward Beecher was an American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker, known for his support of the abolition of slavery, his emphasis on God's love, and his 1875 adultery trial. Henry Ward Beecher was the son of Lyman Beecher, a Calvinist minister who became one of the best-known evangelists of his age. Several of his brothers and sisters became well-known educators and activists, most notably Harriet Beecher Stowe, who achieved worldwide fame with her abolitionist novel Uncle Tom's Cabin.

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Quote by Henry Ward Beecher

Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.

Gratitude
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It's easier to go down a hill than up it but the view is much better at the top.

Work, Motivation
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The sun does not shine for a few trees and flowers, but for the wide world's joy.

Sun
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We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves.

Family, Parents, Mother, Birth
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The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things.

Small Things
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There is no friendship, no love, like that of the parent for the child.

Children, Fathers, Parents, Mother
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Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made and forgot to put a soul into.

Flowers & Roses
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The real man is one who always finds excuses for others, but never excuses himself.

Men
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Love is the river of life in the world.

Love
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The mother's heart is the child's schoolroom.

Mother
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