Talk:Harriet Beecher Stowe

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  • It lies around us like a cloud—
    A world we do not see;
    Yet the sweet closing of an eye
    May bring us there to be.
    • The Other World.
  • I 'spect I growed. Don't think nobody never made me.
    • Uncle Tom's Cabin.
  • I's wicked I is. I's mighty wicked; anyhow I can't help it.
    • Uncle Tom's Cabin.
  • 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.
  • It's a matter of taking the side of the weak against the strong, something the best people have always done.
  • The past, the present and the future are really one: they are today.
  • There is more done with pens than with swords.
    • This is very similar in theme to "Beneath the rule of men entirely great, The pen is mightier than the sword." by Edward Bulwer-Lytton.
  • 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.
  • Where painting is weakest, namely, in the expression of the highest moral and spiritual ideas, there music is sublimely strong.
  • Women are the real architects of society.