Harriet Stowe Quotes

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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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Children   

Harriet Stowe

"So long as the law considers all these human beings, with beating hearts and living affections, only as so many things belonging to the master -- so long as the failure, or misfortune, or imprudence, or death of the kindest owner, may cause them any day to exchange a life of kind protection and indulgence for one of hopeless misery and toil -- so long it is impossible to make anything beautiful or desirable in the best-regulated administration of slavery." Harriet Stowe
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Slavery   

Harriet Stowe

"Whipping and abuse are like laudanum: you have to double the dose as the sensibilities decline." Harriet Stowe
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Abuse    Punishment   

Harriet Stowe

"To be really great in little things, to be truly noble and heroic in the insipid details of everyday life, is a virtue so rare as to be worthy of canonization." Harriet Stowe
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Excellence    Life   

Harriet Stowe

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

Harriet Stowe

"The burning of rebellious thoughts in the little breast, of internal hatred and opposition, could not long go on without slight whiffs of external smoke, such as mark the course of subterranean fire." Harriet Stowe
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Hatred    Rebellion   

Harriet Stowe

"I would not attack the faith of a heathen without being sure I had a better one to put in its place." Harriet Stowe
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American Author    Faith   

Harriet Stowe

"What makes saintliness in my view, as distinguished from ordinary goodness, is a certain quality of magnanimity and greatness of soul that brings life within the circle of the heroic." Harriet Stowe
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Goodness    Saints   

Harriet Stowe

"Human nature is above all things—lazy." Harriet Stowe
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Human Nature   

Harriet Stowe

"I did not write it. God wrote it. I merely did his dictation." Harriet Stowe
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American Author    God   

Harriet Stowe

"The obstinacy of cleverness and reason is nothing to the obstinacy of folly and inanity." Harriet Stowe
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Cleverness    Obstinacy   

Harriet Stowe

"Human nature is above all thingslazy." Harriet Stowe
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Human Nature   

Harriet Stowe

"A little reflection will enable any person to detect in himself that setness in trifles which is the result of the unwatched instinct of self-will and to establish over himself a jealous guardianship." Harriet Stowe
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Conservatives   

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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 us much debris of cast-off and everyday clothing." Harriet Stowe
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Home   

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"The longest day must have its close --the gloomiest night will wear on to a morning. An eternal, inexorable lapse of moments is ever hurrying the day of the evil to an eternal night, and the night of the just to an eternal day." Harriet Stowe
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Time And Time Management   

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"A woman's health is her capital." Harriet Stowe
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American Author   

Harriet Stowe

"So much has been said and sung of beautiful young girls, why doesn't somebody wake up to the beauty of old women." Harriet Stowe
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American Author   

Harriet Stowe

"To do common things perfectly is far better worth our endeavor than to do uncommon things respectably." Harriet Stowe
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American Author   

Harriet Stowe

"In all ranks of life the human heart yearns for the beautiful; and the beautiful things that God makes are his gift to all alike." Harriet Stowe
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Desire    God   

Harriet Stowe

"Any mind that is capable of real sorrow is capable of good" Harriet Stowe
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Mind   

Harriet Stowe

"Where painting is weakest, namely, in the expression of the highest moral and spiritual ideas, there music is sublimely strong." Harriet Stowe
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American Author    Expression   



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