Frances Wright Quotes

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Who speaks of liberty while the human mind is in chains?
— Frances Wright

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Equality is the soul of liberty; there is, in fact, no liberty without it.
— Frances Wright

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The perfection of wisdom, and the end of true philosophy, is to proportion our wants to our possessions, our ambitions to our capacities.

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The man possessed of a dollar feels himself to be not merely one hundred cents richer, but also one hundred cents better than the man who is penniless; so on through all the gradations of earthly possessions—the estimate of our own moral and political importance swelling always in a ratio exactly proportionate to the growth of our purse.

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