Catherine Esther Beecher


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Catharine Esther Beecher (September 6, 1800 – May 12, 1878) was an American educator known for her forthright opinions on female education as well as her vehement support of the many benefits of the incorporation of kindergarten into children's education. more »

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  • ''As if reasoning were any kind of writing or talking which tends to convince people that some doctrine or measure is true and right.''
    Catherine E. Beecher (1800-1878), U.S. educator, writer. "An Address to the Christian Women of America," Woman Suffrage and Women's Professions (1871)...
  • ''The great want of our race is perfect educators to train new-born minds, who are infallible teachers of what is right and true.''
    Catherine E. Beecher (1800-1878), U.S. educator and author. As quoted in Catherine Beecher, ch. 17, by Kathryn Kish Sklar (1973). Written in 1857....
  • ''I have inspected the accommodations and find them entirely satisfactory, and as for those young men, who are of appropriate ages to be my grandsons, they will not trouble me in the least.''
    Catherine E. Beecher (1800-1878), U.S. educator and author. As quoted in Catherine Beecher, ch. 18, by Kathryn Kish Sklar (1973). While in her sev...
  • ''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.''
    Catherine E. Beecher (1800-1878), U.S. educator and author. As quoted in Catherine Beecher, ch. 18, by Kathryn Kish Sklar (1973). Written in 1864....
  • ''We now come to the grand law of the system in which we are placed, as it has been developed by the experience of our race, and that, in one word, is SACRIFICE!''
    Catherine E. Beecher (1800-1878), U.S. educator and author. Common Sense Applied to Religion, or the Bible and the People, ch. 4 (1857).
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