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Margaret Fuller

American,  Critic
Total Quotes : 26
Principle Inclined Had

It should be remarked that, as the principle of liberty is better understood, and more nobly interpreted, a broader protest is made in behalf of women. As men become aware that few have had a fair chance, they are inclined to say that no women have had a fair chance.

- Margaret Fuller

Mind More Like

Be what you would seem to be - or, if you'd like it put more simply - a house is no home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.

- Margaret Fuller

Politics Private Till

Would that the simple maxim, that honesty is the best policy, might be laid to heart; that a sense of the true aim of life might elevate the tone of politics and trade till public and private honor become identical.

- Margaret Fuller

Pleasure Beware Even

Beware of over-great pleasure in being popular or even beloved.

- Margaret Fuller

I Am Lost Bright

I am suffocated and lost when I have not the bright feeling of progression.

- Margaret Fuller

Through Which Entitled

Essays, entitled critical, are epistles addressed to the public, through which the mind of the recluse relieves itself of its impressions.

- Margaret Fuller

Mind Call Harrowing

Drudgery is as necessary to call out the treasures of the mind, as harrowing and planting those of the earth.

- Margaret Fuller

Grow Very Knew

Very early, I knew that the only object in life was to grow.

- Margaret Fuller

Knowledge Light Candles

If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it.

- Margaret Fuller

Mind Unless Contain

A house is no home unless it contain food and fire for the mind as well as for the body.

- Margaret Fuller

Art Some Symbol

Art can only be truly art by presenting an adequate outward symbol of some fact in the interior life.

- Margaret Fuller

Woman Fact Purely

Male and female represent the two sides of the great radical dualism. But in fact they are perpetually passing into one another. Fluid hardens to solid, solid rushes to fluid. There is no wholly masculine man, no purely feminine woman.

- Margaret Fuller

Always Wounded Madder

It seems that it is madder never to abandon one's self than often to be infatuated; better to be wounded, a captive and a slave, than always to walk in armor.

- Margaret Fuller

Purity Human Being Keep

It is astonishing what force, purity, and wisdom it requires for a human being to keep clear of falsehoods.

- Margaret Fuller

Nature Rule Provides

Nature provides exceptions to every rule.

- Margaret Fuller

Genius Tendency Function

The especial genius of women I believe to be electrical in movement, intuitive in function, spiritual in tendency.

- Margaret Fuller

Love Woman Born

It is a vulgar error that love, a love, to woman is her whole existence; she is born for Truth and Love in their universal energy.

- Margaret Fuller

Dreams Dreamer Dreaming

Only the dreamer shall understand realities, though in truth his dreaming must be not out of proportion to his waking.

- Margaret Fuller

My Own Intellect Own

I now know all the people worth knowing in America, and I find no intellect comparable to my own.

- Margaret Fuller

Character Parent New

The character and history of each child may be a new and poetic experience to the parent, if he will let it.

- Margaret Fuller