Margaret Fuller - Quotes

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

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

Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.

Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.

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.

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.

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. ---->>>

Two persons love in one another the future good which they aid one another to unfold. ---->>>

For precocity some great price is always demanded sooner or later in life. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

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

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

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

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

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

We need to hear the excuses men make to themselves for their worthlessness. ---->>>

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

Nature provides exceptions to every rule.

Nature provides exceptions to every rule.

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. ---->>>

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

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

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

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

Men for the sake of getting a living forget to live.

Men for the sake of getting a living forget to live.

Man tells his aspiration in his God; but in his demon he shows his depth of experience.

Man tells his aspiration in his God; but in his demon he shows his depth of experience.

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

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

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

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. ---->>>

The use of criticism, in periodical writing, is to sift, not to stamp a work. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: May 23, 1810
Birthplace:
Die: June 19, 1850
Occupation: Critic
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Sarah Margaret Fuller Ossoli (May 23, 1810 – July 19, 1850), commonly known as Margaret Fuller, was an American journalist, critic, and women's rights advocate associated with the American transcendentalism movement. She was the first full-time American female book reviewer in journalism. Her book Woman in the Nineteenth Century is considered the first major feminist work in the United States (wikipedia)