My Favorite Quotes
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 Harriet Stowe - “And in Uncle Tom's Cabin, ... Good-by, Uncle Tom keep a stiff upper lip.”
 Harriet Stowe - “Perhaps it is impossible for a person who does no good to do no harm”
 Harriet Stowe - “Home is a place not only of strong affections, but of entire unreserved it is life's undress rehearsal, its backroom, its dressing room, from which we go forth to more careful and guarded intercourse, leaving behind...cast-off and everyday clothing.”
 Harriet Stowe - “If it were admitted that the great object is to read and enjoy a language, and the stress of the teaching were placed on the few things absolutely essential to this result, all might in their own way arrive there, and rejoice in its flowers.”
 Harriet Stowe - “Human nature is above all thingslazy.”
 Harriet Beecher Stowe - “Home is a place not only of strong affections, but of entire unreserved it is life's undress rehearsal, its backroom, its dressing room, from which we go forth to more careful and guarded intercourse, leaving behind us much debris of cast-off and everyday clothing.”
 Harriet Beecher Stowe - “I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred --that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt. If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.”
 Madeleine Stowe - “We were all so different, temperamentally from one another, it's impossible to believe that we were together for so long. The cast and crew. How could we be more different from one another It's difficult to imagine. But something lovely came of it.”
 Madeleine Stowe - “There were mornings in the make-up trailer where I'd have fits of laughter because of the extraordinary daily events of the shoot. Sometimes, it was all too much to believe. But the wildest things happened.”
 Madeleine Stowe - “My driver Kellie Frost and I would race these fellows home and they were always faster on the highway. We did the same with Daniel and his driver, and thus began a long series of jokes and competitions to alleviate the impossible hours and tensions this film provoked.”
 Madeleine Stowe - “Michael would take us on location and see how the colors worked in the forests and fields.”
 Madeleine Stowe - “Michael was very specific during rehearsals. When he was pleased, he always had this charming grin.”
 Madeleine Stowe - “It was treacherous. I think someone was injured. But I did love being there, we all did.”
 Madeleine Stowe - “It was exactly what was released two months later with the exception of a couple of reaction shots which we went back in to get. I liked the movie very much and asked him what the studio's problem was. I felt that he was at a point where they might have worn him down.”
 Madeleine Stowe - “I remember the day vividly and how proud Russell felt to be an actor. Something clicked in him as he gave his last speech, and he was so happy.”
 Madeleine Stowe - “I remember nearly having a fit of the giggles during the reading because dear Daniel was SO respectful and serious and I was finding the whole situation funny because I was speaking to his profile.”
 Madeleine Stowe - “I remember feeling that Michael was extremely sensitive when it came to that moment. Most directors are and they usually rely, at least in my experience, on the actress to take over. And Michael is a gentleman.”
 Madeleine Stowe - “I know that Michael met with the studio again and drew the line. In any event, Joe Roth was very proud of the film and the studio had a happy ending.”
 Madeleine Stowe - “I genuinely liked all of the cast members very much. Steve had a wicked sense of humor. I remember Russell coming to my rescue, once. I watched Eric evolve before everyone's eyes. Maurice loved what he did, so. He treated his character with respect, down to the costuming.”
 Madeleine Stowe - “He also didn't like a lock of my hair and said that he couldn't get into the moment without the hair being just right. I quietly knew that he was anxious and that the hairdo wasn't the real issue. But we all let it go and came back to the scene sometime later.”
 Madeleine Stowe - “David kept nagging me, saying that he fully believed in the project. I read it twice more, then finally sat down with Michael to discuss the film.”
 Madeleine Stowe - “There came a point in time when Michael was under a great deal of pressure to alter the film in a way that was just disturbing to him. I had not seen the movie, yet. He phoned me in July of '92 to look at his version.”
 Madeleine Stowe - “The scene was attempted a second time, up on top of the fort, and cameras didn't even roll. Michael, though he wasn't admitting it, wasn't sure how to shoot the scene.”
 Harriet Stowe - “When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hold on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.”
 Harriet Beecher Stowe - “A little reflection will enable any person to detect in himself that setness in trifles which is the result of the unwatched instinct of self-will and to establish over himself a jealous guardianship.”

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