In this world it is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.
Hold yourself to a higher standard than anyone else expects of you. Never excuse yourself.
If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.- J.M. Power
Sometimes you have to be a b**ch to get thing's done.- Madonna
Nothing is permanent in this wicked world, not even our troubles.- Charlie Chaplin
Into each life some rain must fall.- Unknown
I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn't learn something from him.- Galileo Galilei
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|Birth:||24th June, 1813|
|Death:||8th March, 1887|
|Profession:||Clergyman, Social Reformer|
Henry Ward Beecher was born in Litchfield, Connecticut, USA. He was an American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer and speaker, known for his support of the abolition of slavery. He graduated from Amherst College in 1834 and Lane Theological Seminary in 1837 before serving as a minister in Indianapolis and Lawrenceburg, Indiana. In 1847, he became the first pastor of the Plymouth Church in Brooklyn, New York.
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