Elisabeth Beecher Stowe was an American author best known for her novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin. She was born on this day, June June 14, in the year 1811 in Connecticut, United States. She passed away in 1896.
Here are some of her words of wisdom to motivate us.
“The water of the river is calmest where it is deepest.”
“Common sense is seeing things as they are; and doing things as they ought to be.”
“Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.”
“I am braver than I was because I have lost all; and he who has nothing to lose can afford all risks.”
“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.”
“Treat them like dogs, and you’ll have dogs’ works and dogs’ actions. Treat them like men, and you’ll have men’s works.”
“It’s a matter of taking the side of the weak against the strong, something the best people have always done.”
“The truth is the kindest thing we can give folks in the end.”
“The longest way must have its close – the gloomiest night will wear on to a morning.”
“All men are free and equal, in the grave. “
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