The divine right of husbands, like the divine right of kings, may, it is hoped, in this enlightened age, be contested without danger.
More Mary Wollstonecraft quotes :
In every age there has been a stream of popular opinion that has carried all before it, and given a family character, as it were, to the century.Mary Wollstonecraft
Taught from infancy that beauty is woman's sceptre, the mind shapes itself to the body, and roaming round its gilt cage, only seeks to adorn its prison.Mary Wollstonecraft
Men and women must be educated, in a great degree, by the opinions and manners of the society they live in.Mary Wollstonecraft