Quotes by Frances Wright

Weak as we are, compared to the health strength we are conscious would be desirable; ignorant as we are, compared to the height, a nd breadt ...

Frances Wright self-realization ideals goals

There is a vulgar persuasion, that the ignorance of women, by favoring their subordination, ensures their utility. 'Tis the same a rgument e ...

Frances Wright subordination of women education of females elitism

... until women assume the place in society which good sense and good feeling alike assign to them, human improvement must advance but feebl ...

Frances Wright influence of women subordination of women

... we have broken down the self-respecting spirit of man with nursery tales and priestly threats, and we dare to assert, that in proportion ...

Frances Wright deception religion

If we bring not the good courage of minds covetous of truth, and truth only, prepared to hear all things, and decide upon all thin gs, accor ...

Frances Wright truth disappointment

If Jesus, or his likeness, should now visit the earth, what church of the many which now go by his name would he enter? Or, if tem pted by c ...

Frances Wright Christianity Christians church education

... the yearly expenses of the existing religious system ... exceed in these United States twenty millions of dollars. Twenty mill ions! For ...

Frances Wright foolishness education religion

Jesus would recommend you to pass the first day of the week rather otherwise than you pass it now, and to seek some other mode of bettering ...

Frances Wright Sundays Jesus Christ idleness

The man possessed of a dollar, feels himself to be not merely one hundred cents richer, but also one hundred cents better, than th e man who ...

Frances Wright money morality wealth

... so far from entrenching human conduct within the gentle barriers of peace and love, religion has ever been, and now is, the de epest sou ...

Frances Wright religion

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