Monday, April 4, 2011

Quote of the Day - Henry Ward Beecher


"Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody else expects of you. Never excuse yourself. Never pity yourself. Be a hard master to yourself-and be lenient to everybody else."

Henry Ward Beecher

So it has come to my attention that some people would like short bio's about the people being quoted each day, or at least a picture, so they can kind of get an idea of who they are. I understand, sometimes its hard to connect a name with the face.
SO
I'm gonna start telling you a little more about each person!
You speak, I listen!


Henry Ward Beecher

Clergyman and abolitionist in the late 19th century. He's most famous for being involved in one of the greatest scandals of the 19th century.
In short, he was accused of adultery with the wife of his friend (he had a wife as well) and was sued by the husband. To find out more go here. It's a really interesting story actually. I recommend reading more about it.

3 comments:

Fuegita said...

That is a great quote.

Kenda said...

New follower from Give it to Me Monday Blog Hop - hope you'll stop by TheCaffeineCoquette.com

Hannah said...

@Fuegita Thanks!

@Kendra Thanks for stopping by! Following you back!