Tuesday May 17th 2011

Thought for the Day

“A proud man is seldom a grateful man,
for he never thinks he gets as much as he deserves.”

~ Henry Ward Beecher

Henry Ward Beecher*Henry Ward Beecher

Born June 24, 1813 Litchfield, Connecticut, U.S.
Died March 8, 1887 (aged 73) Brooklyn, New York

A prominent, Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, abolitionist, and speaker in the mid to late 19th century. An 1875 adultery trial in which he was accused of having an affair with a married woman was one of the most notorious American trials of the 19th century.

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