Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
(1797-1851) born on
Aug 30
English author. "She is best known as the creator and author of "Frankenstein," 1818."

artprice
F
"If the study to which you apply yourself has a tendency to weaken your affections, and to destroy your taste for those simple pleasures in which no alloy can possibly mix, then that study is not befitting the human mind."

R
My dreams were all my own; I accounted for them to nobody; they were my refuge when annoyed -- my dearest pleasure when free.
A
"Invention, it must be humbly admitted, does not consist in creating out of voice, but out of chaos."
N
Nothing contributes so much to tranquilizing the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
K
Life is obstinate and clings closest where it is most hated.

 



Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  ""Frankenstein," 1818."
R: ""Frankenstein (or the Modern Prometheus)," 1818."
A: ""Frankenstein (or the Modern Prometheus)," 1818."
N: "In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994."
K: ""Frankenstein," ch. 23, 1818."


Be More Creative

copyright 1996-2010 by Baertracks at bemorecreative.com