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- Mary Astell, Some Reflections upon Marriage Mary Astell (Newcastle upon Tyne, 12 November 1666 – London, 11 May 1731) was an English feminist writer and...
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List of quotations by Mary Astell

To plead for the Oppress'd and to defend the Weak seem'd to me a generous undertaking; for tho' it may be secure, 'tis not always Honourable to run over to the strongest party

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 To all the rest of his Absurdities, (for vice is... by Mary Astell at QuoteAbout.net
'Tis very great pity that they who are so apt to over-rate themselves in smaller matters, shou'd, where it most concerns them to know, and stand upon their Value, be so insensible of their own worth

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 Marry for Love, an Heroick Action, which makes a... by Mary Astell at QuoteAbout.net
The Steps to Folly as well as Sin are gradual, and almost imperceptible, and when we are once on the Decline, we go down without taking notice on't

Mary Astell

The Relation we bear to the Wisdom of the Father, the Son of His Love, gives us indeed a dignity which otherwise we have no pretence to. It makes us something, something considerable even in God's Eyes

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The Soul debases her self, when she sets her affections on any thing but her creator

Mary Astell

The scum of the People are most Tyrannical when they get the Power, and treat their Betters with the greatest Insolence

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 Truth is strong, and sometime or other will... by Mary Astell at QuoteAbout.net
Women need not take up with mean things, since (if they are not wanting to themselves) they are capable of the best

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 The Span of Life is too short to be trifled away... by Mary Astell at QuoteAbout.net
Unhappy is that Grandeur which makes us too great to be good; and that Wit which sets us at a distance from true Wisdom

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