Harriet Stowe Quotes

24 Harriet Stowe quotes:

"Where painting is weakest, namely, in the expression of the highest moral and spiritual ideas, there music is sublimely strong."
"It's a matter of taking the side of the weak against the strong, something the best people have always done."
"Most mothers are instinctive philosophers."
Author: Stowe Quotes Category: American Author Quotes Mothers Quotes
"Friendships are discovered rather than made."
"I would not attack the faith of a heathen without being sure I had a better one to put in its place."
"I did not write it. God wrote it. I merely did his dictation."
"Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn"
"The past, the present and the future are really one: they are today."
"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."
Author: Stowe Quotes Category: Excellence Quotes
"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."
Author: Stowe Quotes Category: Excellence Quotes
"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."
Author: Stowe Quotes Category: Family Quotes
"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."
"The bitterest tear shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone"
Author: Stowe Quotes Category: Death Quotes
"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."
Author: Stowe Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"O, with what freshness, what solemnity and beauty, is each new day born; as if to say to insensate man, 'Behold! thou hast one more chance! Strive for immortal glory!"
Author: Stowe Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes
"So much has been said and sung of beautiful young girls, why doesn't somebody wake up to the beauty of old women"
Author: Stowe Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes
"The obstinacy of cleverness and reason is nothing to the obstinacy of folly and inanity."
Author: Stowe Quotes Category: Cleverness Quotes Obstinacy Quotes
"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."
"Human nature is above all things—lazy."
Author: Stowe Quotes Category: Human Nature Quotes
"Human nature is above all thingslazy."
Author: Stowe Quotes Category: Human Nature Quotes

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