Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Quotes

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Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Quotes

Even the eternal skies weep, I thought; is there any shame then, that mortal man should spend himself in tears?
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And the violet lay dead while the odour flew On the wings of the wind o'er the waters blue.

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The young are always in extremes.

— Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

It is a strange feeling for a girl when first she finds the power put into her hand of influencing the destiny of another to happiness or misery. She is like a magician holding for the first time a fairy wand, not having yet had experience of its potency.

— Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Tranquility, allied to loneliness, possessed no charms.

— Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Once a king ... it was impossible, without risk of life, to sink to a private station.

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His conversation was marked by its happy abundance.

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What are we, the inhabitants of this globe, least among the many that people infinite space? Our minds embrace infinity; the visible mechanism of our being is subject to merest accident.

— Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

There is something so different in Venice from any other place in the world, that you leave at once all accustomed habits and everyday sights to enter an enchanted garden.

— Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

The modern masters promise very little

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Sorrow only increased with knowledge.

— Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

To examine the causes of life, we must first have recourse to death.

— Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

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