Women need not take up with mean things, since (if they are not wanting to themselves) they are capable of the best.
Tis very great pity that they who are so apt to over-rate themselves in smaller matters, shou'd, where it most concerns them to know, and stand upon their Value, be so insensible of their own worth.
Unhappy is that Grandeur which makes us too great to be good; and that Wit which sets us at a distance from true Wisdom.
We may not commit a lesser Sin under pretence to avoid a greater, but we may, nay we ought to endure the greatest Pain and Grief rather than commit the least Sin.
He who will be just, must be forc'd to acknowledge, that neither Sex are always in the right.
How can you be content to be in the world like tulips in a garden, to make a fine show, and be good for nothing.
But, alas! what poor Woman is ever taught that she should have a higher Design than to get her a Husband?
Why is Slavery so much condemn'd and strove against in one Case, and so highly applauded and held so necessary and so sacred in another?
Nor can the Apostle mean that Eve only sinned; or that she only was Deceived, for if Adam sinned willfully and knowingly, he became the greater Transgressor.