"Women are degraded by the propensity to enjoy the present moment, and, at last, despise the freedom which they have not sufficient virtue to struggle to attain."
"Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged."Mary Wollstonecraft on Ronald Reagan
"For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others."Mary Wollstonecraft on Nelson Mandela
"If you want total security, go to prison. There you're fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking... is freedom."Mary Wollstonecraft on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do. I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do."Mary Wollstonecraft on Robert A. Heinlein
"Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err."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."