If I cannot inspire love, I will cause fear!


Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

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What, but the rapacity of the only men who exercised their reason, the priests, secured such vast pr...
MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT
Surely something resides in this heart that is not perishable - and life is more than a dream.
MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT
The being cannot be termed rational or virtuous, who obeys any authority, but that of reason.
MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT
I never wanted but your heart--that gone, you have nothing more to give.
MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT
I aim at being useful, and sincerity will render me unaffected; for, wishing rather to persuade by t...
MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT
No man chooses evil because it is evil; he just mistakes it for happiness, the good he seeks.
MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT
They may be convenient slaves, but slavery will have its constant effect, degrading the master and t...
MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT
Life is obstinate and clings closest where it is most hated.
MARY SHELLEY
But I am a blasted tree; the bolt has entered my soul; and I felt then that I should survive to exhi...
MARY SHELLEY
A slavish bondage to parents cramps every faculty of the mind.
MARY SHELLEY
My dreams were at once more fantastic and agreeable than my writings.
MARY SHELLEY
The agony of my feelings allowed me no respite; no incident occurred from which my rage and misery c...
MARY SHELLEY
Invention, it must be humbly admitted, does not consist in creating out of void, but out of chaos.
MARY SHELLEY
The very winds whispered in soothing accents, and maternal Nature bade me weep no more.
MARY SHELLEY
I do not wish women to have power over men; but over themselves.
MARY SHELLEY
I am very averse to bringing myself forward in print, but as my account will only appear as an appen...
MARY SHELLEY
Life and death appeared to me ideal bounds, which I should first break through, and pour a torrent o...
MARY SHELLEY
And now, once again, I bid my hideous progeny go forth and prosper. I have an affection for it, for ...
MARY SHELLEY
My dreams were all my own; I accounted for them to nobody; they were my refuge when annoyed - my dea...
MARY SHELLEY
What terrified me will terrify others; and I need only describe the spectre which had haunted my mid...
MARY SHELLEY
Elegance is inferior to virtue.
MARY SHELLEY
It is hardly surprising that women concentrate on the way they look instead of what is in their mind...
MARY SHELLEY
There is no such thing as women's intuition. You all just have crap poker faces.
RACHEL SHELLEY
I do have a fantasy piece of technology that would do my food shopping for me, and if you wanted to,...
RACHEL SHELLEY
I've always been Mac, so I guess I always will be. I can't imagine I will change now.
RACHEL SHELLEY
Yes I am definitely an 'Orange is the New Black' fan... Not an obsessive, but a fan none the...
RACHEL SHELLEY
We constantly abuse and defend a woman's prerogative to change her mind.
RACHEL SHELLEY
I'm not big on technology; I only get what I need.
RACHEL SHELLEY
I endeavour to read more, be more informed on gay rights. Whatever floats your boat is my outlook. I...
RACHEL SHELLEY
Opening doors for us, helping us with our jackets and chairs - we love all that.
RACHEL SHELLEY
I replaced someone on 'Days of our Lives' once, and the fans hated me. She was a redhead, I ...
SHELLEY HENNIG
I was so cold the other day, I almost got married.
SHELLEY WINTERS
In Hollywood all the marriages are happy, it's trying to live together afterwards that causes all th...
SHELLEY WINTERS
I have bursts of being a lady, but it doesn't last long.
SHELLEY WINTERS
I'm actually loving the soundtrack to 'The Secret Circle' that our music supervisor Liza...
SHELLEY HENNIG
Soul meets soul on lovers lips.
PERCY SHELLEY
It was so cold I almost got married.
SHELLEY WINTERS
Every day the fat woman dies a series of small deaths.
SHELLEY BOVEY
Now that I'm over sixty I'm veering toward respectability.
SHELLEY WINTERS
If you don't quit, and don't cheat, and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.
SHELLEY LONG
He who promises more than he is able to perform, is false to himself; and he who does not perform wh...
GEORGE SHELLEY
I was the happiest in English class, and algebra was where I cried.
SHELLEY HENNIG
I won't stop fighting to give Nevadans access to affordable health care just because my husband ...
SHELLEY BERKLEY
Take events in your life seriously, take work seriously, but don't take yourself seriously, or y...
SHELLEY DUVALL
People ask me, 'How's 'Teen Wolf?' and I tell them it's literally the best job I...
SHELLEY HENNIG
We live from day to day and get as much joy out of experiencing as we can.
SHELLEY DUVALL
I was dying but suddenly had a second chance at living.
SHELLEY FABARES
The most memorable performance was my appearance in concert in Carnegie Hall. The first standup to d...
SHELLEY BERMAN
And of course, now that Bernard and I have found each other forever, we're determined to create ...
SHELLEY DUVALL
Bernard and I intend doing a lot with our lives and that includes actively helping other people. But...
SHELLEY DUVALL
Two months later at a party, Bernard pulled me into a closet and proposed. I said yes.
SHELLEY DUVALL
While I have made errors that I deeply regret, I have never, ever done so with the intent of subvert...
KEVIN SHELLEY
Where do you go to get anorexia?
SHELLEY WINTERS
Christianity is the only major religion to have as its central event the humiliation of its God.
BRUCE SHELLEY
a fraternity house. ... He wants you to have a good time whether you're working or not.
BRUCE SHELLEY
My boss thinks it's the best entertainment product Microsoft's ever made,
BRUCE SHELLEY
They just want to have the action.
BRUCE SHELLEY
We do listen to the feedback quite a bit, ... We have at least one or two full-time people who are m...
BRUCE SHELLEY
I got into this business to make games that I wanted to play. Turns out that there's millions of peo...
BRUCE SHELLEY
We went as high as we could. We were actually putting graphic effects in here you couldn't see on an...
BRUCE SHELLEY
The programming team set out to make the best-looking PC game ever.
BRUCE SHELLEY
We haven't announced anything and we don't really have anything in development, but we're experiment...
BRUCE SHELLEY
We want to do new kinds of games and do new and different things. We've been doing the same game for...
BRUCE SHELLEY
I cannot understand for the life of me why DOE is going forward with this licensing procedure when w...
SHELLEY BERKLEY
Pigs are not that dirty. And they're smart, strange little creatures. They just need love.
SHELLEY DUVALL