The “attended to my answer” is the important part

The greatest compliment that was ever paid me was when one asked me what I thought, and attended to my answer.
**Henry David Thoreau

It’s a Beautiful Song

Of all the music that reached farthest into heaven, it is the beating of a loving heart.
**Henry Ward Beecher

“For the Good of the People” = Iffy

“The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.”

**Henry Louis Mencken

But Within Every Myth is a Truth. . .

“Legends are lies that have attained the dignity of age.”

**Henry Louis Mencken

Bad Advice Example

“If two wrongs don’t make a right, try three.”
**Henry Youngman

Must Have More Books. . .

“Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore?”

**Henry Ward Beecher

Lucky to Be Alive

“The right time is any time that one is still so lucky as to have.”

**Henry James

Just Look

“There are always flowers for those who want to see them.”

**Henry Matisse

He Who Moves to a Different Melody

“If a man does not keep pact with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.”

–Henry David Thoreau

One of my favorite quotes. 🙂

Give It To Me All At Once

“For my part, whatever anguish of spirit it may cost, I am willing to know the whole truth; to know the worst and provide for it.”

**Patrick Henry