Henry Ward Beecher - Page 3

Gambling with cards or dice or stocks is all one thing. It’s getting money without giving an equivalent for it.
– Henry Ward Beecher

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

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

A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company by the way, a counsellor, a multitude of counsellors.
– Henry Ward Beecher

Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house.
– Henry Ward Beecher

Clothes and manners do not make the man; but, when he is made, they greatly improve his appearance.
– Henry Ward Beecher

Learning is not compulsory neither is survival.
– Henry Ward Beecher

The mother’s heart is the child’s schoolroom.
– Henry Ward Beecher

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

We never know the love of our parents for us till we have become parents.
– Henry Ward Beecher

No coffee can be good in the mouth that does not first send a sweet offering of odor to the nostrils.
– Henry Ward Beecher