Margaret Fuller Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old margaret fuller quotes, margaret fuller sayings, and margaret fuller proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.     

Margaret Fuller

I am suffocated and lost when I have not the bright feeling of progression.     

Margaret Fuller

Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.     

Margaret Fuller

Nature provides exceptions to every rule.     

Margaret Fuller

I am suffocated and lost when I have not the bright feeling of progression.     

Margaret Fuller

If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it.     

Margaret Fuller

Very early, I knew that the only object in life was to grow.     

Margaret Fuller

Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.     

Margaret Fuller

Beware of over-great pleasure in being popular or even beloved.     

Margaret Fuller

All great expression, which on a superficial survey seems so easy as well as so simple, furnishes after a while, to the faithful observer, its own standard by which to appreciate it.     

Margaret Fuller

When the intellect and affections are in harmony; when intellectual consciousness is calm and deep; inspiration will not be confounded with fancy.     

Margaret Fuller

Essays, entitled critical, are epistles addressed to the public, through which the mind of the recluse relieves itself of its impressions.     

Margaret Fuller

Reverence the highest, have patience with the lowest. Let this day's performance of the meanest duty be thy religion. Are the stars too distant, pick up the pebble that lies at thy feet, and from it learn the all.     

Margaret Fuller

Male and female represent the two sides of the great radical dualism. But in fact they are perpetually passing into one another. Fluid hardens to solid, solid rushes to fluid. There is no wholly masculine man, no purely feminine woman… Nature provides exceptions to every rule.     

Margaret Fuller

Tremble not before the free man, but before the slave who has chains to break.     

Margaret Fuller

Every fact is impure, but every fact contains in it the juices of life. Every fact is a cold, from which may grow an amaranth or a palm.     

Margaret Fuller

It is astonishing what force, purity, and wisdom it requires for a human being to keep clear of falsehoods.     

Margaret Fuller

A house is no home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as for the body.     

Margaret Fuller

The highest ideal man can form of his own powers, is that which he is destined to attain. Whatever the soul knows how to seek, it cannot fail to obtain. This is the law and the prophets. Knock and it shall be opened, seek and ye shall find. It is demonstrated; it is a maxim.     

Margaret Fuller

Enchanting as that baby-laugh, all dimples and glitter— so strangely arch and innocent.     

Margaret Fuller