The Church is not a gallery for the exhibition of eminent Christians, but a school for the education of imperfect ones.
Quote by Henry Ward Beecher
Henry Ward Beecher Quotes
Sorrow makes men sincere.
We steal if we touch tomorrow. It is God's.
The dog is the god of frolic.
Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into...
The real democratic idea is, not that every man shall be on a level with...
Greatness lies, not in being strong, but in the right using of strength; and strength...
The world's battlefields have been in the heart chiefly; more heroism has been displayed in...
There is no faculty of the human soul so persistent and universal as that of...
What a mother sings to the cradle goes all the way down to the coffin.
Pushing any truth out very far, you are met by a counter-truth.
A church debt is the devil's salary.
A man's true state of power and riches is to be in himself.
Every charitable act is a stepping stone toward heaven.
Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it with the handle of...
It is not what we read, but what we remember that makes us learned. It...
The humblest individual exerts some influence, either for good or evil, upon others.
A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company by the...
One way an author dies a little each day is when his books go out...
There are seventy million books in American libraries, but the one you want is always...
Every burned book enlightens the world.