Margaret Cavendish Quotes & Sayings

21 most famous Margaret Cavendish quotes and sayings (writer). These are the first 10 quotes we have.

“A rude nature is worse than a brute nature by so much more as man is better than a beast: and those that are of civil natures and genteel dispositions are as much nearer to celestial creatures as those that are rude and cruel are to devils.”
Margaret Cavendish Quotes
“For I, hearing my Lord's estate amongst many more estates was to be sold, and that the wives of the owners should have an allowance therefrom, it gave me hopes I should receive a benefit thereby.”
Margaret Cavendish Quotes
“Indeed, I was so afraid to dishonour my friends and family by my indiscreet actions, that I rather chose to be accounted a fool, than to be thought rude or wanton.”
“And though I might have learnt more wit and advanced my understanding by living in a Court, yet being dull, fearful and bashful, I neither heeded what was said or practised, but just what belonged to my loyal duty and my own honest reputation.”
Margaret Cavendish Quotes
“For Pleasure, Delight, Peace and Felicity live in method and temperance.”
Margaret Cavendish Quotes
“Indeed I had not much wit, yet I was not an idiot - my wit was according to my years.”
Margaret Cavendish Quotes
“But if our sex would but well consider and rationally ponder, they will perceive and find that it is neither words nor place that can advance them, but worth and merit.”
Margaret Cavendish Quotes
“My mother was a good mistress to her servants, taking care of them in their sicknesses, not sparing any cost she was able to bestow for their recovery.”
Margaret Cavendish Quotes
“As for plenty, we had not only for necessity, conveniency and decency, but for delight and pleasure to superfluity.”
“Indeed I did not stand as a beggar at the Parliament door, for I never was at the Parliament-House, nor stood I ever at the door as I do know or can remember; not as a petitioner I am sure.”

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