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All places where women are excluded tend downward to barbarism;
by 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

Never give up, for that
is just the place and time
that the tide will turn.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe

When you get into a tight place
and everything goes against you,
till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer,
never give up then, for that is just
the place and time the tide will turn.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe

The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words
left unsaid and deeds left undone.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe

 

It's a matter of taking the side of the weak against the strong,
something the best people have always done.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe

Human nature is above all things lazy.
- 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

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No one is so thoroughly superstitious as the godless man.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe

Perhaps it is impossible for a person who does no good to do no harm.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe

Any mind that is capable of real sorrow is capable of good.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe

The past, the present and the future are really one:
they are today.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe

To do common things perfectly is far better worth our
endeavor than to do uncommon things respectably.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe

Most mothers are instinctive philosophers.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe

A woman's health is her capital.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe

Whipping and abuse are like laudanum:
you have to double the dose as the sensibilities decline.
- Harriet Beecher 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 Beecher 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 Beecher Stowe

Friendships are discovered rather than made.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe

I did not write it.
God wrote it.
I merely did his dictation.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe

Where painting is weakest, namely, in the expression
of the highest moral and spiritual ideas,
there music is sublimely strong.
- Harriet Beecher 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 Beecher Stowe

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

The obstinacy of cleverness and reason is nothing to
the obstinacy of folly and inanity.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe

One would like to be grand and heroic,
if one could; but if not, why try at all? One wants to be very something,
very great, very heroic; or if not that,
then at least very stylish and very fashionable.
It is this everlasting mediocrity that bores me.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe

Everyone confesses that exertion which brings out all
the powers of body and mind is the best thing for us;
but most people do all they can to get rid of it,
and as a general rule nobody does much more than circumstances drive them to do.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread,
places to play in and pray in,
where nature may heal and cheer
and give strength to the body and soul.
- John Muir

I have a dream that one day every valley shall be exalted,
every hill and mountain shall be made low,
the rough places will be made straight
and the glory of the Lord shall be revealed
and all flesh shall see it together.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

To love. To be loved. To never forget your own insignificance. To never get used to the unspeakable violence and the vulgar disparity of life around you. To seek joy in the saddest places. To pursue beauty to its lair. To never simplify what is complicated or complicate what is simple. To respect strength, never power. Above all, to watch. To try to understand. To never look away. And never, never, to forget.
- Arundhati Roy

I think what's going on in Guantanamo Bay
and other places is a disgrace to the U.S.A.
I wouldn't say it's the cause of terrorism,
but it has given impetus and excuses to potential terrorists
to lash out at our country and justify their despicable acts.
- Jimmy Carter

The simplification of life is one of the steps to inner peace.
A persistent simplification will create an inner and outer well-being
that places harmony in one's life.
- Peace Pilgrim

Middle age is when your broad mind and narrow waist begin to change places.
- E. Joseph Cossman

Important ideas can come from unexpected places.
We tend to label people - Genius, Idiot,
Socialist, Regressive, Wingnut, Revolutionary, Terrorist.
But it is helpful to remind ourselves to be open
to good ideas - whatever their source.
It is equally important to avoid accepting any idea
merely because we respect that person's
other ideas or accomplishments.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I don't like to commit myself about heaven and hell -
you see, I have friends in both places.
- Mark Twain

Music and rhythm find their way
into the secret places of the soul.
- Plato

I don't think children's inner feelings have changed.
They still want a mother and father in the very same house;
they want places to play.
- Beverly Cleary

Color in certain places has the great value of making
the outlines and structural planes seem more energetic.
- Antonio Gaudi

I never expected to see the day when girls would get
sunburned in the places they now do.
- Will Rogers

I am not quite sure where home is right now.
I do have places in London and Milan,
and a house in Spain.
I guess I would say home is where my mother is,
and she lives in Spain.
- Sarah Brightman

When I remember my family, I always remember their backs.
They were always indignantly leaving places.
- John Cheever

To hear some men talk of the government,
you would suppose that Congress was the law of gravitation,
and kept the planets in their places.
- Wendell Phillips

In most places in the country, voting is looked upon as a right and a duty,
but in Chicago it's a sport.
- Dick Gregory

Join the army. Visit strange and exotic places.
Meet fascinating people. And kill them.
- Anonymous

The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who
maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis.
- Dante Alighieri

After 50, the rock 'n' roll road is a little absurd.
It's very difficult to play these little places.
You're out there on a rickety old bus with no place to shower.
- Nancy Sinatra

I want to kick-start your imagination and let you discover
the places it can take you.
- Terry Brooks

I have to be very careful about how often I drag my family to places.
They need some stability in their lives.
- Gregory Harrison

God places the heaviest burden on those who can carry its weight.
- Reggie White

Inside that book, it's my life-all the places where
I'm hurting or I laughed or I cried or I prayed.
And I've had to pray a lot!
- June Carter Cash

Time seems to stop in certain places.
- Jacqueline Bisset

I choose the places I go to carefully and wisely.
I'll rarely go to a shopping mall anymore.
- Fran Drescher

It's weirder and more surprising than the other books.
I think there are more places where it's just more reality bending,
deliberately so.
I think it's a lot more emotionally raw.
- Cory Doctorow

But when researchers at Bell Labs discovered that static
tends to come from particular places in the sky,
the whole field of radio astronomy opened up.
- Murray Gell-Mann

There are too many books I haven't read,
too many places I haven't seen, too many memories I
haven't kept long enough.
- Irwin Shaw

The places that are most likely to grow trees for carbon
sequestration are places where trees aren't growing now.
- Robert Jackson

But still as compared to many, many orchestras in the world,
I think you find a lot more new music and living composers
on our programs than many other places.
- Michael Tilson Thomas

We absolutely believed in Heaven and Hell,
Purgatory, and even Limbo.
I mean, they were actually closer to us than Australia or Canada,
that they were real places.
- John McGahern

The world that she lives in is just magical,
one of the most beautiful places I've ever seen.
- Camilla Belle

There are enough no smoking places now.
- David Hockney

The more we are consuming oil that either comes from
places that are bent on our destruction or helping those who are...
the more we are enabling those who are trying to kill us.
- Frank Gaffney

I worked at NBC and MTV for two years,
and it was very interesting to see the comparisons
of audiences and the way that I would have to present
a story to the two different places.
- Tabitha Soren

In the Netherlands I read the first chapter of Exquisite
Corpse to an audience that laughed in all the places I thought were funny -
an experience I've never had in America!
- Poppy Z. Brite

As we take our places in the General Assembly and at the Council meetings,
let us begin all our work in the name of God,
for the solution of all our problems is a spiritual one.
- Warren R. Austin

We have to go in places no body would ever think of
going into were it not for the necessities of war.
- Joshua Chamberlain

We shot that in all the real places where Van Gogh worked.
- Vincente Minnelli

Feedback is a pleasant thing.
I get a lot of letters from unexpected people in unexpected places.
- Brian Aldiss

Berkeley had a liberal element in the student body
who tended to be quite active.
I think that's in general a feature of intellectually active places.
- John Searle

But I was amazed at how organized the Palestinian election authority was,
how competent they were in setting up their polling
places and the poll workers they had.
- Joe Biden

Bali and the Aman resorts are all very luxurious,
great places to go.
- Diane von Furstenberg

Paris is one of the most beautiful places in all the world.
Unfortunately, I was so homesick I couldn't appreciate its beauty.
- Tyra Banks

I like geography.
I like to know where places are.
- Tom Felton

The proper words in the proper places are the true definition of style.
- Jonathan Swift


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