Expedients are for the hour, but principles are for the ages.
Quote by Henry Ward Beecher
Henry Ward Beecher Quotes
The head learns new things, but the heart forever practices old experiences.
The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things
It is not what we read, but what we remember that makes us learned. It...
When a nation's young men are conservative, its funeral bell is already rung.
Books are not men and yet they stay alive.
The worst thing in the world, next to anarchy, is government.
Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it with the handle of...
There is no faculty of the human soul so persistent and universal as that of...
Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made and forgot to put a soul into.
No matter what looms ahead, if you can eat today, enjoy today, mix good cheer...
No coffee can be good in the mouth that does not first send a sweet...
It is easier to ask forgiveness than permission.
Good-humor makes all things tolerable.
When young men are beginning life, the most important period, it is often said, is...
Success is full of promise till a man gets it; and then it is last...
Pushing any truth out very far, you are met by a counter-truth.
Next to ingratitude, the most painful thing to bear is gratitude.
The humblest individual exerts some influence, either for good or evil, upon others.
The unthankful heart... discovers no mercies; but let the thankful heart sweep through the day...
Every charitable act is a stepping stone toward heaven.