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A library is but the soul's burying ground. It is a land of shadows.
Libraries
Henry Ward Beecher

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A man's true state of power and riches is to be in himself.
Self-expression
Henry Ward Beecher

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A proud man is seldom a grateful man, for he never thinks he gets as much as he deserves.
Gratitude
Henry Ward Beecher

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Affliction comes to us, not to make us sad but sober; not to make us sorry but wise.
Adversity
Henry Ward Beecher

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All ambitions are lawful except those that climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind.
Ambition
Henry Ward Beecher

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All words are pegs to hang ideas on.
Words
Henry Ward Beecher

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Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house.
Books - Reading
Henry Ward Beecher

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Clothes and manners do not make the man; but when he is made, they greatly improve his appearance
Appearance
Henry Ward Beecher

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Death is the dropping of the flower that the fruit may swell.
Death and Dying
Henry Ward Beecher

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Defeat is a school in which truth always grows strong.
Defeat
Henry Ward Beecher

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Do not be afraid of defeat. You are never so near to victory as when defeated in a good cause.
Losers and Losing
Henry Ward Beecher

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Every charitable act is a stepping stone towards heaven.
Charity
Henry Ward Beecher

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Every man should keep a fair-sized cemetery in which to bury the faults of his friends.
Forgiveness
Henry Ward Beecher

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Expedients are for the hour, but principles are for the ages.
Principles
Henry Ward Beecher

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Fear secretes acids; but love and trust are sweet juices.
Fear
Henry Ward Beecher

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Genius unexerted is no more genius than a bushel of acorns is a forest of oaks.
Genius
Henry Ward Beecher

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God appoints our graces to be nurses to other men's weaknesses.
Grace
Henry Ward Beecher

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God pardons like a mother, who kisses the offense into everlasting forgiveness.
Forgiveness
Henry Ward Beecher

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God's providence is on the side of clear heads.
Providence
Henry Ward Beecher

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Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.
Gratitude
Henry Ward Beecher

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He is greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own.
Influence
Henry Ward Beecher

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He is rich or poor according to what he is, not according to what he has.
Worth
Henry Ward Beecher

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He who hunts for flowers will finds flowers; and he who loves weeds will find weeds.
Gossip
Henry Ward Beecher

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Heaven will be inherited by every man who has heaven in his soul.
Heaven
Henry Ward Beecher

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I can forgive, but I cannot forget, is only another way of saying, I cannot forgive.
Forgiveness
Henry Ward Beecher

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