Harriet Beecher Stowe

  • The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone

    Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • the heart has no tears to give,--it drops only blood, bleeding itself away in silence

    Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Common sense is seeing things as they are; and doing things as they ought to be

    Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Of course, in a novel, people’s hearts break, and they die, and that is the end of it; and in a story this is very convenient. But in real life we do not die when all that makes life bright dies to us. There is a most busy and important round of eating, drinking, dressing, walking, visiting, buying, selling, talking, reading, and all that makes up what is commonly called living, yet to be gone through…

    Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • There are in this world blessed souls, whose sorrows all spring up into joys for others; whose earthly hopes, laid in the grave with many tears, are the seed from which spring healing flowers and balm for the desolate and the distressed

    Harriet Beecher Stowe
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