"The advertisements in a newspaper are more full knowledge in respect to what is going on in a state or community than the editorial columns are."
"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."Henry Ward Beecher on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Henry Ward Beecher on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Henry Ward Beecher on Albert Einstein
"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery."Henry Ward Beecher on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Henry Ward Beecher on Abraham Lincoln
"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."