"Women are systematically degraded by receiving the trivial attentions which men think it manly to pay to the sex, when, in fact, men are insultingly supporting their own superiority."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."Mary Wollstonecraft on Frederick Douglass
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."Mary Wollstonecraft on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."Mary Wollstonecraft on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"Mary Wollstonecraft on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."Mary Wollstonecraft on Mahatma Gandhi
"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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