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Harriet Martineau Quotes: I would not exchange my freedom from old superstition, if I were to be burned at the stake next month, for all the peace and quiet of orthodoxy, if I must take the orthodoxy with peace and quiet.
         

I would not exchange my freedom from old superstition, if I were to be burned at the stake next month, for all the peace and quiet of orthodoxy, if I must take the orthodoxy with peace and quiet.


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Women, like men, must be educated with a view to action, or their studies cannot be called education.



I certainly had no idea how little faith Christians have in their own faith till I saw how ill their courage and temper can stand any attack on it.

I certainly had no idea how little faith Christians have in their own faith till I saw how ill their courage and temper can stand any attack on it.



Marriage ... is still the imperfect institution it must remain while women continue to be ill-educated, passive, and subservient.

Marriage ... is still the imperfect institution it must remain while women continue to be ill-educated, passive, and subservient.



You had better live your best and act your best and think your best today; for today is the sure preparation for tomorrow and all the other tomorrows that follow.

You had better live your best and act your best and think your best today; for today is the sure preparation for tomorrow and all the other tomorrows that follow.



The imagination, once awakened, must and will work, and ought to work

The imagination, once awakened, must and will work, and ought to work



My own feeling of concern arises from seeing how much moral injury and suffering is created by the superstitions of the Christian mythology.

My own feeling of concern arises from seeing how much moral injury and suffering is created by the superstitions of the Christian mythology.



It is hard to tell which is worse; the wide diffusion of things that are not true, or the suppression of things that are true.

It is hard to tell which is worse; the wide diffusion of things that are not true, or the suppression of things that are true.



it matters infinitely less what we do than what we are.

it matters infinitely less what we do than what we are.



I saw no poor men, except a few intemperate ones. I saw some very poor women; but God and man know that the time has not come for women to make their injuries even heard of.

I saw no poor men, except a few intemperate ones. I saw some very poor women; but God and man know that the time has not come for women to make their injuries even heard of.





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You ought to make every effort to free yourselves even from venial sin, and to do what is most perfect.



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A queen, devoid of beauty is not queen; She needs the royalty of beauty's mien.




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