Best Quotes by Henry Ward Beecher (Top 10)

  1. Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore?
  2. We should not judge people by their peak of excellence; but by the distance they have traveled from the point where they started.
  3. Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house.
  4. Never forget what a person says to you when they are angry.
  5. All words are pegs to hang ideas on.
  6. Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.
  7. Young love is a flame; very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.
  8. A library is but the soul's burying ground. It is a land of shadows.
  9. A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road.
  10. Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody expects of you. Never excuse yourself.

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