Quotes by Catharine Esther Beecher

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Catherine Esther Beecher (September 6, 1800 May 12, 1878), the daughter of Lyman Beecher and sister to Harriet Beecher Stowe, was a very active supporter for the cause of women's education. In 1824 she opened the Hartford Female ... more

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How many young hearts have revealed the fact that what they had been trained to imagine the highest earthly felicity was but the beginning of care, disappointment, and sorrow, and often led to the extremity of mental and physical suffering.

As if reasoning were any kind of writing or talking which tends to convince people that some doctrine or measure is true and right.
The delicate and infirm go for sympathy, not to the well and buoyant, but to those who have suffered like themselves.