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Brief about Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley: By info that we know Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley was born at 1970-01-01. And also Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley is English Author.

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I do not wish women to have power over men; but over themselves.

Tags: Men, Power, Women

My dreams were all my own; I accounted for them to nobody; they were my refuge when annoyed - my dearest pleasure when free.

Tags: Dreams, Free, Nobody

Invention, it must be humbly admitted, does not consist in creating out of void, but out of chaos.

Tags: Chaos, Creating, Invention

A slavish bondage to parents cramps every faculty of the mind.

Tags: Faculty, Mind, Parents

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.

Tags: Humanity, Others, Soul

It is justice, not charity, that is wanting in the world.

Tags: Charity, Justice, Wanting

Life and death appeared to me ideal bounds, which I should first break through, and pour a torrent of light into our dark world.

Tags: Dark, Death, Life

Elegance is inferior to virtue.

Tags: Elegance, Inferior, Virtue

Every political good carried to the extreme must be productive of evil.

Tags: Evil, Good, Political

Life is obstinate and clings closest where it is most hated.

Tags: Hated, Life, Obstinate

Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose - a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.

Tags: May, Mind, Soul

Teach him to think for himself? Oh, my God, teach him rather to think like other people!

Tags: God, Him, Rather

The agony of my feelings allowed me no respite; no incident occurred from which my rage and misery could not extract its food.

Tags: Feelings, Food, Misery

And now, once again, I bid my hideous progeny go forth and prosper. I have an affection for it, for it was the offspring of happy days, when death and grief were but words, which found no true echo in my heart.

Tags: Death, Happy, Heart

I am very averse to bringing myself forward in print, but as my account will only appear as an appendage to a former production, and as it will be confined to such topics as have connection with my authorship alone, I can hardly accuse myself of a personal intrusion.

Tags: Alone, Forward, Personal

A king is always a king - and a woman always a woman: his authority and her sex ever stand between them and rational converse.

Tags: Between, Sex, Woman

It is a farce to call any being virtuous whose virtues do not result from the exercise of it's own reason.

Tags: Call, Reason, Result

My dreams were at once more fantastic and agreeable than my writings.

Tags: Dreams, Fantastic, Once

The same energy of character which renders a man a daring villain would have rendered him useful in society, had that society been well organized.

Tags: Character, Him, Society

The very winds whispered in soothing accents, and maternal Nature bade me weep no more.

Tags: Nature, Weep, Winds
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