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\nHenry Ward Beecher



    Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.

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    Every young man would do well to remember that all successful business stands on the foundation of morality.

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    Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith.

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    Faith is spiritualized imagination.

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    I can forgive, but I cannot forget, is only another way of saying, I will not forgive. Forgiveness ought to be like a cancelled note - torn in two, and burned up, so that it never can be shown against one.

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    A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road.

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    Every charitable act is a stepping stone toward heaven.

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    Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.

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    Tears are often the telescope by which men see far into heaven.

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    Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody expects of you. Never excuse yourself.

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    In this world it is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.

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    Good nature is worth more than knowledge, more than money, more than honor, to the persons who possess it.

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    We should not judge people by their peak of excellence; but by the distance they have traveled from the point where they started.

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    The worst thing in this world, next to anarchy, is government.

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    The babe at first feeds upon the mother's bosom, but it is always on her heart.

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    A man's true state of power and riches is to be in himself.

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