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The unthankful heart discovers no

The unthankful heart… discovers no mercies; but let the thankful heart sweep through the day and, as the magnet finds the iron, so it will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings!
– Henry Ward Beecher

Of all the music that

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

– Henry Ward Beecher

Mirth is the sweet wine

Mirth is the sweet wine of human life. It should be offered sparkling with zestful life unto God.

– Henry Ward Beecher

It is defeat that turns

It is defeat that turns bone to flint; it is defeat that turns gristle to muscle; it is defeat that makes men invincible.

– Henry Ward Beecher

Defeat is a school in

Defeat is a school in which truth always grows strong.

– Henry Ward Beecher

Death is the dropping of

Death is the dropping of the flower, that the fruit may swell.

– HENRY WARD BEECHER

Of all man s works

Of all man’s works of art, a cathedral is greatest. A vast and majestic tree is greater than that.

– Henry Ward Beecher

How things look on the

How things look on the outside of us depends on how things are on the inside of us.

– Henry Ward Beecher

In this world it is

“In this world it is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.”

– Henry Ward Beecher

It Is Not What We Take Up, But What We Give Up,That Makes Us Rich

“A church debt is the devil’s salary.”
– Henry Ward Beecher

No man is sane who does not know how to be insane on proper occasions.
– Henry Ward Beecher

No man is sane who does not know how to be insane on proper occasions.
– Henry Ward Beecher

The philosophy of one century is the common sense of the next.
– Henry Ward Beecher

The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won’t.
– Henry Ward Beecher

The dog was created especially for children. He is the God of frolic.
– Henry Ward Beecher

A man’s true state of power and riches is to be in himself.
– Henry Ward Beecher

I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.
– Henry Ward Beecher

A garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company by the way, a…
– Henry Ward Beecher

To array a man’s will against his sickness is the supreme art of medicine.
– Henry Ward Beecher

The dog was created specially for children. He is the god of frolic.
– Henry Ward Beecher