Spirits that have once been sincerely united and tended together a sacred flame, never become entirely stranger to one another's life.
Let every woman, who has once begun to think, examine herself
The life of the soul is incalculable.
It is not because the touch of genius has roused genius to production, but because the admiration of genius has made talent ambitious, that the harvest is still so abundant.
There is no wholly masculine man, no purely feminine woman.
If you have knowledge, let others light their candles with it.
Who can ever be alone for a moment in Italy? Every stone has a voice, every grain of dust seems instinct with spirit from the Past, every step recalls some line, some legend of long-neglected lore.
Those have not lived who have not seen Rome.
I am 'too fiery'... yet I wish to be seen as I am and I would lose all rather than soften away anything.
Essays, entitled critical, are epistles addressed to the public, through which the mind of the recluse relieves itself of its impressions.
I guess I felt compelled to express the loss I was feeling and the fact that I was praying for her. I didn't really think about whether she would receive my message or not.
Pain has no effect but to steal some of my time.
The Greeks saw everything in forms which we are trying to ascertain as law, and classify as cause.
Two persons love in one another the future good which they aid one another to unfold. Margaret Fulle
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.
After having admired the women of Rome, say to yourself, 'I too am beautiful!' ... In you I met a real person. I need not give you any other praise.
Most marvelous and enviable is that fecundity of fancy which can adorn whatever it touches, which can invest naked fact and dry reasoning with unlooked-for beauty, make flowers bloom even on the brow of the precipice, and, when nothing better can be had, can turn the very substance of rock itself in
Harmony exists no less in difference than in likeness, if only the same key-note govern both parts.
I accept the universe!
Next to invention is the power of interpreting invention; next to beauty the power of appreciating beauty.
Beware of over-great pleasure in being popular or even beloved.
The highest ideal man can form of his own powers, is that which he is destined to attain. Whatever the soul knows how to seek, it cannot fail to obtain. This is the law and the prophets. Knock and it shall be opened, seek and ye shall find. It is demonstrated; it is a maxim.
Artists are always young.
Man can never come up to his ideal standard. It is the nature of the immortal spirit to raise that standard higher and higher as it goes from strength to strength, still upward and onward. The wisest and greatest men are ever the most modest.
The public must learn how to cherish the nobler and rarer plants, and to plant the aloe, able to wait a hundred years for it's bloom, or it's garden will contain, presently, nothing but potatoes and pot-herbs.
Truth is the nursing mother of genius.
I am suffocated and lost when I have not the bright feeling of progression. Margaret Fu
Put up at the moment of greatest suffering a prayer, not for thy own escape, but for the enfranchisement of some being dear to thee, and the sovereign spirit will accept thy ransom.
The use of criticism, in periodical writing, is to sift, not to stamp a work.
We need to hear the excuses men make to themselves for their worthlessness. Margaret Fulle