The world's battlefields have been in the heart chiefly; more heroism has been displayed in the household and the closet, than on the most memorable battlefields in history
Quote by Henry Ward Beecher
Selfishness is that detestable vice which no one will forgive in others, and no one...
Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into...
Of all escape mechanisms, death is the most efficient.
The unthankful heart discovers no mercies; but the thankful heart will find, in every hour,...
Law represents the effort of man to organize society; governments, the efforts of selfishness to...
It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what...
What a mother sings to the cradle goes all the way down to the coffin.
No man is sane who does not know how to be insane on the proper...
Tears are often the telescope by which men see far into heaven.
No man is such a conqueror as the man who has defeated himself.
Riches without law are more dangerous than is poverty without law
The test of Christian character should be that a man is a joy-bearing agent to...
There are three schoolmasters for everybody that will employ them - the senses, intelligent companions,...
Riches are not an end of life, but an instrument of life.
The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things
A proud man is seldom a grateful man, for he never thinks he gets as...
God pardons like a mother, who kisses the offense into everlasting forgiveness.
Expedients are for the hour; principles for the ages
Be thou incapable of change in that which is right, and men will rely upon...
No politician has ever yet been able to rule his country, nor has any country...