Expedients are for the hour, but principles are for the ages.
Quote by Henry Ward Beecher
Henry Ward Beecher Quotes
No man is sane who does not know how to be insane on proper occasions.
I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love
Next to ingratitude, the most painful thing to bear is gratitude.
Good nature is worth more than knowledge, more than money, more than honor, to the...
We are always on the anvil; by trials God is shaping us for higher things.
The dog is the god of frolic.
Young love is a flame; very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only...
A man's true state of power and riches is to be in himself.
Laughter is day, and sobriety is night; a smile is the twilight that hovers gently...
Selfishness is that detestable vice which no one will forgive in others, and no one...
Affliction comes to us, not to make us sad but sober; not to make us...
Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody expects of you. Never excuse yourself.
In this world, full often, our joys are only the tender shadows which our sorrows...
Doctrine is nothing but the skin of truth set up and stuffed.
Tears are often the telescope by which men see far into heaven.
The last person one wants to be is themselves. Sadly, that is the best person...
Flowers are the sweetest things that God ever made and forgot to put a soul...
You cannot sift out the poor from the community. The poor are indispensable to the...
Laziness travels so slowly that poverty soon overtakes him.
Poverty wants some things, Luxury many things, Avarice all things