"If women be educated for dependence that is, to act according to the will of another fallible being, and submit, right or wrong, to power, where are we to stop?"
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Mary Wollstonecraft on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Mary Wollstonecraft on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Mary Wollstonecraft on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Mary Wollstonecraft on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Mary Wollstonecraft on Booker T. Washington
"The divine right of husbands, like the divine right of kings, may, it is hoped, in this enlightened age, be contested without danger."
"In every age there has been a stream of popular opinion that has carried all before it, and given a family character, as it were, to the century."
"Taught from infancy that beauty is woman's sceptre, the mind shapes itself to the body, and roaming round its gilt cage, only seeks to adorn its prison."
"Men and women must be educated, in a great degree, by the opinions and manners of the society they live in."
"Virtue can only flourish among equals."
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