What we call wisdom is the result of all the wisdom of past ages. Our best institutions are like young trees growing upon the roots of the old trunks that have crumbled away.
Quote by Henry Ward Beecher
Henry Ward Beecher Quotes
The humblest individual exerts some influence, either for good or evil, upon others.
God asks no man whether he will accept life. That is not the choice. You...
No matter what looms ahead, if you can eat today, enjoy today, mix good cheer...
The real democratic idea is, not that every man shall be on a level with...
Heaven will be inherited by every man who has heaven in his soul.
No coffee can be good in the mouth that does not first send a sweet...
Expedients are for the hour, but principles are for the ages.
There are joys which long to be ours. God sends ten thousands truths, which come...
The mother's heart is the child's schoolroom.
The dog was created specially for children. He is a god of frolic.
Tears are often the telescope by which men see far into heaven.
The sun does not shine for a few trees and flowers, but for the wide...
Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made and forgot to put a soul into.
When a nation's young men are conservative, its funeral bell is already rung.
Flowers are the sweetest things that God ever made and forgot to put a soul...
Ignorance is the womb of monsters
Suffering is part of the divine idea.
Good nature is worth more than knowledge, more than money, more than honor, to the...
You have come into a hard world. I know of only one easy place in...
Our best successes often come after our greatest disappointments.