Lyman BeecherLyman Beecher, (1775-1863) American Presbyterian minister, and the father of 13 children, many of whom became noted figures, including Harriet Beecher Stowe, Henry Ward Beecher, Charles Beecher, Edward Beecher, Isabella Beecher Hooker, Catharine Beecher, and Thomas K. Beecher

Lyman Beecher Quote

“No great advance has ever been made in science, politics, or religion, without controversy.”

Lyman BeecherLyman Beecher
~ Lyman Beecher

Life Thoughts, 1858

Ratings and Comments

MIke, Norwalk

There is probably an exception to the rule, but generally speaking . . . Digression can make the same claim - with one of the exceptions being the frog's warming pot.

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RBESRQ    12/22/08

I'll give it four as he had two right HAPPY HOLIDAYS

Waffler, Smith, Arkansas

So there is hope for us here at liberty-tree since we are always controverting each other. Made 2009 will be the year of our great advance on liberty-tree. Which two Robert? Controversy results in catharsis and paradiginm (sic) shift.

E Archer, NYC

Absolutely. That is the nature of the process of Liberation.


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