Mary Wollstonecraft quotes

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Some celebrated writers have supposed that wit and judgment were incompatible; opposite qualities, that, in a kind of elementary s ...
Let woman share the rights and she will emulate the virtues of man; for she must grow more perfect when emancipated ...
... wealth and female softness equally tend to debase mankind!
How many women ... waste life away the prey of discontent, who might have practised as physicians, regulated a farm, managed a sho ...
... how can a rational being be ennobled by any thing that is not obtained by its own exertions?
... the conduct of an accountable being must be regulated by the operations of its own reason ...
Women have seldom sufficient employment to silence their feelings; a round of little cares, or vain pursuits frittering away all s ...
It is vain to expect virtue from women till they are, in some degree, independent of men ... Whilst they are absolutely dependent ...
... to improve both sexes they ought, not only in private families, but in public schools, to be educated together. If marriage be ...
Hereditary property sophisticates the mind, and the unfortunate victims to it ... swathed from their birth, seldom exert the locom ...
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