It is not in the still calm of life, or the repose of a pacific station, that great characters are formed. ... Great necessities call out great virtues.
Do not put such unlimited power into the hands of husbands. Remember all men would be tyrants if they could.
If we mean to have heroes, statesmen and philosophers, we should have learned women.
Wisdom and penetration are the fruit of experience, not the lessons of retirement and leisure. Great necessities call out great virtues.
Great necessities call out great virtues.
Well, knowledge is a fine thing, and mother Eve thought so; but she smarted so severely for hers, that most of her daughters have been afraid of it since.