"In this world, full often, our joys are only the tender shadows which our sorrows cast."
"When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight."Henry Ward Beecher on Khalil Gibran
"Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad."Henry Ward Beecher on Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
"I seldom think about my limitations, and they never make me sad. Perhaps there is just a touch of yearning at times but it is vague, like a breeze among flowers."Henry Ward Beecher on Helen Keller
"If my world were to cave in tomorrow, I would look back on all the pleasures, excitements and worthwhilenesses I have been lucky enough to have had. Not the sadness, not my miscarriages or my father leaving home, but the joy of everything else. It will have been enough."Henry Ward Beecher on Audrey Hepburn
"Sadness is but a wall between two gardens."Henry Ward Beecher on Khalil Gibran
"Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures."
"The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things."
"To array a man's will against his sickness is the supreme art of medicine."
"Our best successes often come after our greatest disappointments."
"Laughter is not a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is the best ending for one."