"All that I say is, examine, inquire. Look into the nature of things. Search out the grounds of your opinions, the for and against. Know why you believe, understand what you believe, and possess a reason for the faith that is in you."
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."Frances Wright on Mother Teresa
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."Frances Wright on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step."Frances Wright on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired."Frances Wright on Martin Luther
"Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts."Frances Wright on Mahatma Gandhi
"If we bring not the good courage of minds covetous of truth, and truth only, prepared to hear all things, and decide upon all things, according to evidence, we should do more wisely to sit down contented in ignorance, than to bestir ourselves only to reap disappointment."
"Equality is the soul of liberty there is, in fact, no liberty without it."
"How are men to be secured in any rights without instruction how to be secured in the equal exercise of those rights without equality of instruction? By instruction understand me to mean knowledge - just knowledge not talent, not genius, not inventive mental powers."
"If they exert it not for good, they will for evil if they advance not knowledge, they will perpetuate ignorance."
"These will vary in every human being but knowledge is the same for every mind, and every mind may and ought to be trained to receive it."