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Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley – 6 Quotes

 

6 Quotes by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

 

I am very averse to bringing myself forward in print, but as my account will only appear as an appendage to a former production, and as it will be confined to such topics as have connection with my authorship alone, I can hardly accuse myself of a personal intrusion.

– Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley


My dreams were all my own I accounted for them to nobody they were my refuge when annoyed – my dearest pleasure when free.

– Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley


My dreams were at once more fantastic and agreeable than my writings.

– Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley


The agony of my feelings allowed me no respite no incident occurred from which my rage and misery could not extract its food.

– Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley


I do not wish women to have power over men but over themselves.

– Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley


The very winds whispered in soothing accents, and maternal Nature bade me weep no more.

– Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley