Harriet Beecher Stowe

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Harriet Elisabeth Beecher Stowe (/stoʊ/; June 14, 1811 – July 1, 1896) was an American abolitionist and author. She came from a famous religious family and is best known for her novel Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852). It depicts the harsh life for African Americans under slavery. It reached millions as a novel and play, and became influential in the United States and Great Britain. It energized anti-slavery forces in the American North, while provoking widespread anger in the South. She wrote 30 books, including novels, three travel memoirs, and collections of articles and letters. She was influential for both her writings and her public stands on social issues of the day.

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Harriet Beecher Stowe Quotes

Harriet Beecher Stowe #Women

Photo of Harriet Beecher 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 Beecher Stowe #Health

Photo of Harriet Beecher Stowe A woman's health is her capital.
Harriet Beecher Stowe #Nature

Photo of Harriet Beecher Stowe Human nature is above all things lazy.
Harriet Beecher Stowe #Future

Photo of Harriet Beecher Stowe The past, the present and the future are really one: they are today.
Harriet Beecher Stowe #Time

Photo of Harriet Beecher Stowe Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe #Sympathy

Photo of Harriet Beecher Stowe Any mind that is capable of real sorrow is capable of good.
Harriet Beecher Stowe #Beauty #Women

Photo of Harriet Beecher 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 Beecher Stowe #Time

Photo of Harriet Beecher Stowe When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe #Faith

Photo of Harriet Beecher Stowe I would not attack the faith of a heathen without being sure I had a better one to put in its place.