Mary Astell Quote

Unhappy is that Grandeur which makes us too great to be good; and that Wit which sets us at a distance from true Wisdom.


The first English feminist: reflections upon marriage and other writings (ed. 1986)

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Unhappy is that Grandeur which makes us too great to be good; and that Wit which sets us at a distance from true Wisdom.

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Unhappy is that Grandeur which makes us too great to be good; and that Wit which sets us at a distance from true Wisdom.

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Unhappy is that Grandeur which makes us too great to be good; and that Wit which sets us at a distance from true Wisdom.

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Unhappy is that Grandeur which makes us too great to be good; and that Wit which sets us at a distance from true Wisdom.