Frances Wright – All that I say is…

All that I say is, examine, inquire. Look into the nature of things. Search out…


“All that I say is, examine, inquire. Look into the nature of things. Search out the grounds of your opinions, the for and against. Know why you believe, understand what you believe, and possess a reason for the faith that is in you.”
-Frances Wright

Frances Wright – How are men to be…

How are men to be secured in any rights without instruction how to be secured…


“How are men to be secured in any rights without instruction how to be secured in the equal exercise of those rights without equality of instruction? By instruction understand me to mean knowledge – just knowledge not talent, not genius, not inventive mental powers.”
-Frances Wright

Frances Wright – If we bring not the…

If we bring not the good courage of minds covetous of truth, and truth only…


“If we bring not the good courage of minds covetous of truth, and truth only, prepared to hear all things, and decide upon all things, according to evidence, we should do more wisely to sit down contented in ignorance, than to bestir ourselves only to reap disappointment.”
-Frances Wright