Henry Ward Beecher — American Clergyman born on June 24, 1813, died on March 08, 1887

Henry Ward Beecher was an American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker, known for his support of the abolition of slavery, his emphasis on God's love, and his 1875 adultery trial... (wikipedia)

We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves.
Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody expects of you. Never excuse yourself.
It's easier to go down a hill than up it but the view is much better at the top.
Of all the music that reached farthest into heaven, it is the beating of a loving heart.
Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.