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Henry Ward Beecher Quotes

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Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.

    Topics: Love

Love is the river of life in the world.

    Topics: Love

Of all the music that reached farthest into heaven, it is the beating of a loving heart.

    Topics: Love, Music

There is no such thing as white lies; a lie is as black as a coalpit, and twice as foul.

    Topics: Lying

Whatever is only almost true is quite false, and among the most dangerous of errors, because being so near truth, it is the more likely to lead astray.

    Topics: Lying

Well married a person has wings, poorly married shackles.

    Topics: Marriage

Gambling with cards or dice or stocks is all one thing. It's getting money without giving an equivalent for it.

    Topics: Money

Good nature is worth more than knowledge, more than money, more than honor, to the persons who possess it.

    Topics: Money, Character

Every young man would do well to remember that all successful business stands on the foundation of morality.

    Topics: Morality, Success, Business

The babe at first feeds upon the mother's bosom, but it is always on her heart.

    Topics: Mothers

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

    Topics: Mothers

What a mother sings to the cradle goes all the way down to the coffin.

    Topics: Mothers

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