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Henry Ward Beecher Quotes


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Laughter is day, and sobriety is night; a smile is the twilight that hovers gently between both, more bewitching than either.

    Topics: Happiness, Laughter

The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things.

    Topics: Happiness, Contentment

Mirthfulness is in the mind and you cannot get it out. It is just as good in its place as conscience or veneration.

    Topics: Happiness

Do not look back on happiness, or dream of it in the future. You are only sure of today; do not let yourself be cheated out of it.

    Topics: Happiness

Good-humor makes all things tolerable.

    Topics: Happiness, Tolerance

The strength and happiness of a man consists in finding out the way in which God is going, and going that way too.

    Topics: Happiness

There is no faculty of the human soul so persistent and universal as that of hatred.

    Topics: Hatred

Heaven will be inherited by every man who has heaven in his soul.

    Topics: Heaven

Flowers may beckon towards us, but they speak toward heaven and God.

    Topics: Heaven, God

The strength of a man consists in finding out the way in which God is going, and going in that way too.

    Topics: Holiness, Strength

The humblest individual exerts some influence, either for good or evil, upon others.

    Topics: Humility, Good and Evil

A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road.

    Topics: Humorous

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