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Harriet Stowe ,
Harriet Stowe ,

The seventh child of a famous Protestant preacher, Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote many novels during her lifetime, including her first, "Uncle Tom's Cabin", Originally published in serial form in the anti-slavery weekly, National Era, it was highly controversial, given its treatment of the issue of slavery. While this book is what Stowe is most remembered for, it was far from her only work. S…

Date of Birth: June 14, 1811
Date of Death: January 07, 1896


Found 51 quotes by Harriet Stowe .
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Harriet Stowe

"Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn" Harriet Stowe
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"Friendships are discovered rather than made." Harriet Stowe
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"I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred - that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt." Harriet Stowe
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"Home is a place not only of strong affections, but of entire unreserved; it is life's undress rehearsal, its backroom, its dressing room, from which we go forth to more careful and guarded intercourse, leaving behind...cast-off and everyday clothing." Harriet Stowe
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"The past, the present and the future are really one: they are today." Harriet Stowe
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Harriet Stowe

"[And in] Uncle Tom's Cabin, ... Good-by, Uncle Tom; keep a stiff upper lip." Harriet Stowe
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"When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hold on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn." Harriet Stowe
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Harriet Stowe

"I no more thought of style or literary excellence than the mother who rushes into the street and cries for help to save her children from a burning house, thinks of the teachings of the rhetorician or the elocutionist." Harriet Stowe
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Harriet Stowe

"If it were admitted that the great object is to read and enjoy a language, and the stress of the teaching were placed on the few things absolutely essential to this result, all might in their own way arrive there, and rejoice in its flowers." Harriet Stowe
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Harriet Stowe

"No one is so thoroughly superstitious as the godless man." Harriet Stowe
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Harriet Stowe

"All places where women are excluded tend downward to barbarism; but the moment she is introduced, there come in with her courtesy, cleanliness, sobriety, and order." Harriet Stowe
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Harriet Stowe

"Human nature is above all things lazy." Harriet Stowe
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"Everyone confesses that exertion which brings out all the powers of body and mind is the best thing for us; but most people do all they can to get rid of it, and as a general rule nobody does much more than circumstances drive them to do." Harriet Stowe
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"It's a matter of taking the side of the weak against the strong, something the best people have always done." Harriet Stowe
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"The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone." Harriet Stowe
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"Now, if the principle of toleration were once admitted into classical education --if it were admitted that the great object is to read and enjoy a language, and the stress of the teaching were placed on the few things absolutely essential to this result, if the tortoise were allowed time to creep, and the bird permitted to fly, and the fish to swim, towards the enchanted and divine sources of Helicon --all might in their own way arrive there, and rejoice in its flowers, its beauty, and its coolness." Harriet Stowe
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Harriet Stowe

"A man builds a house in England with the expectation of living in it and leaving it to his children; we shed our houses in America as easily as a snail does his shell." Harriet Stowe
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Harriet Stowe

"I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred --that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt. If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend." Harriet Stowe
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"Any mind that is capable of real sorrow is capable of good." Harriet Stowe
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Harriet Stowe

"Nobody had ever instructed him that a slave-ship, with a procession of expectant sharks in its wake, is a missionary institution, by which closely-packed heathen are brought over to enjoy the light of the Gospel." Harriet Stowe
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"Most mothers are instinctive philosophers." Harriet Stowe
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