Harriet Beecher Stowe Quote
Introduction to an 1879 edition. - Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852)
The Road Ahead (1995)
“A doctor gave a man six months to live. The man couldn't pay his bill, so he gave him another six months.”
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Born: June 14, 1811
Died: July 1, 1896 (aged 85)
Bio: Harriet Beecher Stowe was an American abolitionist and author. Her novel Uncle Tom's Cabin was a depiction of life for African-Americans under slavery; it reached millions as a novel and play, and became influential in the United States and United Kingdom. It energized anti-slavery forces in the American North, while provoking widespread anger in the South.