"We are always on the anvil by trials God is shaping us for higher things."
"This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple the philosophy is kindness."Henry Ward Beecher on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."Henry Ward Beecher on Mahatma Gandhi
"I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else."Henry Ward Beecher on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."Henry Ward Beecher on C. S. Lewis
"I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is."Henry Ward Beecher on Albert Camus
"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."