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Catharine Beecher Quotes


An American educator known for her forthright opinions on women’s education as well as her vehement support of the many benefits of the incorporation of kindergarten into children's education.
(1800 - 1878)

As liberty and intelligence have increased the people have more and more revolted against the theological dogmas that contradict common sense and wound the tenderest sensibilities of the soul.
 

The delicate and infirm go for sympathy, not to the well and buoyant, but to those who have suffered like themselves.
[Affliction]
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The great want of our race is perfect educators to train new-born minds, who are infallible teachers of what is right and true.
 

The principle of subordination is the great bond of union and harmony through the universe.