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

A woman's health is her capital.
- 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

 

Most mothers are instinctive philosophers.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe

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

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

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

Human nature is above all things lazy.
- 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Friendships are discovered rather than made.
- 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

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

Every man and woman is born into the world
to do something unique and something distinctive;
and if he or she does not do it,
it will never be done.
- Benjamin E. Mays

It doesn't matter how long my hair is
or what color my skin is
or whether I'm a woman or a man.
- John Lennon

Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior.
- Socrates

Why does a woman work ten years to change a man's habits
and then complain that he's not the man she married?
- Barbra Streisand

What is the appropriate behavior for a man or a woman
in the midst of this world,
where each person is clinging to his piece of debris?
What's the proper salutation between people
as they pass each other in this flood?
- The Buddha

The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing.
The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A man never knows how to say goodbye;
a woman never knows when to say it.
- Helen Rowland

A blessed thing it is for any man or woman to have a friend,
one human soul whom we can trust utterly,
who knows the best and worst of us,
and who loves us in spite of all our faults.
- Charles Kingsley

A woman who thinks she is intelligent demands the same rights as man.
An intelligent woman gives up.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Nobody loves a woman because she is handsome or ugly,
stupid or intelligent.
We love because we love.
- Honore de Balzac

A beauty is a woman you notice; a charmer is one who notices you.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's
birthday but never remembers her age.
- Robert Frost

There are two times when a man doesn't understand a woman -
before marriage and after marriage.
- Anonymous

Do not let a flattering woman coax and wheedle you and deceive you;
she is after your barn.
- Hesiod

A woman in love can't be reasonable -
or she probably wouldn't be in love.
- Mae West

He's the kind of man a woman would have to marry to get rid of.
- Mae West

I concentrate on exercises from the waist down,
since that is the laziest part of a woman's body.
- Tina Louise

Every time we liberate a woman, we liberate a man.
- Margaret Mead

Once a woman has forgiven her man, she must not reheat his sins for breakfast.
- Marlene Dietrich

For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.
- Virginia Woolf

There is a woman at the begining of all great things.
- Alphonse de Lamartine

A pregnant woman facing the most dire circumstances
must be able to count on her doctor to do what is medically
necessary to protect her from serious physical harm.
- Barbara Mikulski

Any woman who understands the problems of running a
home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
- Margaret Thatcher

A woman should be home with the children,
building that home and making sure there's a secure family atmosphere.
- Mel Gibson

The woman is uniformly sacrificed to the wife and mother.
- Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Some husbands are living proof that a woman can take a joke.
- Anonymous

An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have.
The older she gets the more interested he is in her.
- Agatha Christie

The real ornament of woman is her character, her purity.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Only choose in marriage a man whom you would choose
as a friend if he were a woman.
- Joseph Joubert

Bride: A woman with a fine prospect of happiness behind her.
- Ambrose Bierce

Men always want to be a woman's first love -
women like to be a man's last romance.
- Oscar Wilde

Sometimes it's hard to be a woman giving all your love to just one man.
- Tammy Wynette

A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life.
- Christopher Morley

I love Mickey Mouse more than any woman I have ever known.
- Walt Disney

A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend.
A successful woman is one who can find such a man.
- Lana Turner

There are four stages in a marriage.
First there's the affair,
then the marriage,
then children
and finally the fourth stage,
without which you cannot know a woman, the divorce.
- Norman Mailer

The only time a woman really succeeds in changing a
man is when he is a baby.
- Natalie Wood

A woman has to be intelligent, have charm,
a sense of humor, and be kind.
It's the same qualities I require from a man.
- Catherine Deneuve

I met an American woman and got married so I had to get a job.
- Walter Wager

I'm not talking about lust.
A woman in lust wants chocolate.
A woman in love wants diamonds.
- the movie How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days

A witty woman is a treasure; a witty beauty is a power.
- George Meredith

A particularly beautiful woman is a source of terror.
As a rule, a beautiful woman is a terrible disappointment.
- Carl Jung

No man should marry until he has studied anatomy and
dissected at least one woman.
- Honore de Balzac

I design for the woman who loves being a woman.
- Diane von Furstenberg

Taking joy in living is a woman's best cosmetic.
- Rosalind Russell

But, alas!
what poor Woman is ever taught that she should have
a higher Design than to get her a Husband?
- Mary Astell


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