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Henry Ward Beecher
(1813-1887) born on
Jun 24
US clergyman, abolitionist. He was famed as an orator of anti-slavery and woman suffrage; wrote "Seven Lectures to Young Men," 1844.
         
   
F
Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith. We should live for the future, and yet find our life in the fidelities of the present; the last is only the method of the first.

R
All men are tempted. There is no man that lives that cannot be broken down, provided it is the right temptation, put in the right spot.
A
All ambitions are lawful except those that climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind.
N
Affliction comes to us all not to make us sad, but sober; not to make us sorry, but wise; not to make us despondent, but by its darkness to refresh us, as the night refreshes the day; not to impoverish, but to enrich us, as the plough enriches the field.
K
A proud man is seldom a grateful man, for he never thinks he gets as much as he deserves.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
R: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
A: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
N: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
K: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
   


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