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Henry Ward Beecher Quotes

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Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith.

    Topics: Faith, Anxiety

Faith is spiritualized imagination.

    Topics: Faith

The world's battlefields have been in the heart chiefly; more heroism has been displayed in the household and the closet, than on the most memorable battlefields in history.

    Topics: Family, War, History

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

    Topics: Family, Parents

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

    Topics: Family, Parents

The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.

    Topics: Fathers, Mothers, Parents

Fear is a kind of bell, or gong, which rings the mind into quick life and avoidance upon the approach of danger. It is the soul's signal for rallying.

    Topics: Fear

A man's true state of power and riches is to be in himself.

    Topics: Finances, Power

He is rich or poor according to what he is, not according to what he has.

    Topics: Finances, Character

Riches are not an end of life, but an instrument of life.

    Topics: Finances, Life

You cannot sift out the poor from the community. The poor are indispensable to the rich.

    Topics: Finances, Community

Interest works night and day in fair weather and in foul. It gnaws at a man's substance with invisible teeth.

    Topics: Finances

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