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Henry Ward Beecher Quotes: The Church is not a gallery for the exhibition of eminent Christians, but a school for the education of imperfect ones.
         

The Church is not a gallery for the exhibition of eminent Christians, but a school for the education of imperfect ones.


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Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.



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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.



Some men are like pyramids, which are very broad where they touch the ground, but grow narrow as they reach the sky.

Some men are like pyramids, which are very broad where they touch the ground, but grow narrow as they reach the sky.



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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.

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



The thistle is a prince. Let any man that has an eye for beauty take a view of the whole plant, and where will he see a more expressive grace and symmetry; and where is there a more kingly flower?

The thistle is a prince. Let any man that has an eye for beauty take a view of the whole plant, and where will he see a more expressive grace and symmetry; and where is there a more kingly flower?



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

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



He is rich or poor according to what he is, not according to what he has.

He is rich or poor according to what he is, not according to what he has.



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

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



We sleep, but the loom of life never stops, and the pattern which was weaving when the sun went down is weaving when it comes up in the morning.

We sleep, but the loom of life never stops, and the pattern which was weaving when the sun went down is weaving when it comes up in the morning.





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