Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Quotes


10 Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley quotes:



"I do not wish women to have power over men; but over themselves."
"My dreams were all my own; I accounted for them to nobody; they were my refuge when annoyed - my dearest pleasure when free."
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"But I am a blasted tree; the bolt has entered my soul; and I felt then that I should survive to exhibit what I shall soon cease to be - a miserable spectacle of wrecked humanity, pitiable to others and intolerable to myself."
"What terrified me will terrify others; and I need only describe the spectre which had haunted my midnight pillow."
"Invention, it must be humbly admitted, does not consist in creating out of the void, but out of chaos; the materials must, in the first place, be afforded: it can give form to dark, shapeless substances, but cannot bring into being the substance itself."
"Invention, it must be humbly admitted, does not consist of creating out of void, but out of chaos."
"It is a farce to call any being virtuous whose virtues do not result from the exercise of it's own reason."
"It is hardly surprising that women concentrate on the way they look instead of what is in their minds since not much has been put in their minds to begin with."
"Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose - a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye."
"The agony of my feelings allowed me no respite; no incident occurred from which my rage and misery could not extract its food."



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