Harriet Elisabeth Beecher Stowe was an American author and abolitionist who lived in the 19th century. She is also credited for being one of the foremost campaigners for the abolition of slavery in America. At the age of 21, Stowe started living in Cincinnati, where she witnessed the horrors of the race riots in the city and that had a profound influence on her life and work. Stowe wrote regularly to the magazine ‘National Era’ that championed the cause of African-Americans and it was in the same magazine that her famous novel ‘Uncle Tom’s Cabin’ was published in serialized form in 1851. She went on to educate people all over the United States about the plight of African-Americans. ‘Uncle Tom’s Cabin’ remains her most important work. However, in addition to that, Stowe wrote a number of other books; some of the notable ones are ‘A Key to Uncle Tom’s Cabin’, ‘Old Town Folks’, ‘The Minister’s Wooing’, ‘The Pearl of Orr’s Island’, ‘Pink and White Tyranny’, ‘The First Christmas of New England’ and ‘Lady Byron Vindicated’ among many others. Harriet Beecher Stowe was a leading intellectual of her era and was renowned not only for her writings and thoughts but also for taking up the social issues of her time. We bring to you a treasure trove of quotes that have been excerpted from her novels, books and writings. Here is a collection of Harriet Beecher Stowe’s thoughts, sayings and quotations on slavery, memories, pain, life, sadness, glory, inspiration, love, racism, deeds, sorrow, tears, bitterness and civil war.