I must say i was surprised to learn how outspoken she was considering the time peroid in which she lived.
Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.
Great necessities call out great virtues.
We have too many high-sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them.
If we mean to have heroes, statesmen and philosophers, we should have learned women.
I’ve always felt that a person’s intelligence is directly reflected by the number of conflicting points of view he can entertain simultaneously on the same topic.
I begin to think, that a calm is not desirable in any situation in life….Man was made for action and for bustle too, I believe.
A little of what you call frippery is very necessary towards looking like the rest of the world.
Well, knowledge is a fine thing, and mother Eve thought so; but she smarted so severely for hers, that most of her daughters have been afraid of it since.
Arbitrary power is like most other things which are very hard, very liable to be broken.
I am more and more convinced that man is a dangerous creature and that power, whether vested in many or a few, is ever grasping, and like the grave, cries, ’Give, give.