In This World It Is Not What We Take Up, But What We Give Up, That Makes Us Rich.
In this world it is not what we take up, but what we give up,
that makes us rich.
-- Henry Ward Beecher
A conservative young man has wound up his life before it was unrolled.
We expect old men to be conservative but when a nation's young men are so, its funeral bell has already rung....
Tranquil pleasures last the longest; we are not fitted to bear long the burden of great joys.
-- Henry Ward Beeche...
Never forget what a man says to you when he is angry. -- Henry Ward Beeche
It is not what we eat but what we digest that makes us strong
It is not what we read but what we remember that makes us wise, It is not what we earn but what we save that makes us rich, It is not what beliefs we hold but what we do with those beliefs that make us what we are....
What lies before us and what lies behind us.... are small matters compared to what lies within us.
..and when we bring what lies within into the world... miracles happen! -- Henry David Thoreau...
Affliction comes to us, not to make us sad but sobe
ot to make us sorry but wise. -- Henry Ward Beeche...
From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life." -- Arthur Ashe
The ignorant classes are the dangerous classes. -- Henry Ward Beeche