Mary Shelley Quotes

Mary Shelley Quotes

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Quotes about Hope

This quote PLUS 9 more quotes about hope from literature – I hope, or I could not live. ~ The Island of Doctor Moreau by H. G. Wells

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Frankenstein was written by Mary Shelley in 1816. The first edition of the book was published anonymously in London in 1818. Shelley’s name appears on the second edition, published in France in 1823.

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Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

The moon gazed on my midnight labours, while, with unrelaxed and breathless eagerness, I pursued nature to her hiding-places. ~ Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

14 Mary Shelley Quotes

My heart was fashioned to be susceptible of love and sympathy, and when wrenched by misery to vice and hatred, it did not endure the violence of the change without torture such as you cannot even imagine. ~ Frankenstein by Mary Shelley Be men, or be more than men. Be steady to your purposes and firm as a rock. This ice is not made of such stuff as your hearts may be; it is mutable and cannot withstand you if you say that it shall not. ~ Frankenstein by Mary Shelley But I am a blasted tree; the bolt has entered my soul; and I felt then that I should survive to exhibit what I shall soon cease to be--a miserable spectacle of wrecked humanity, pitiable to others and intolerable to myself. ~ Frankenstein by Mary Shelley The companions of our childhood always possess a certain power over our minds which hardly any later friend can obtain. ~ Frankenstein by Mary Shelley "I am alone and miserable; man will not associate with me; but one as deformed and horrible as myself would not deny herself to me. My companion must be of the same species and have the same defects. This being you must create." ~ Frankenstein by Mary Shelley The agony of my feelings allowed me no respite; no incident occurred from which my rage and misery could not extract its food. ~ Frankenstein by Mary Shelley My spirits were elevated by the enchanting appearance of nature; the past was blotted from my memory, the present was tranquil, and the future gilded by bright rays of hope and anticipations of joy. ~ Frankenstein by Mary Shelley "Man," I cried, "how ignorant art thou in thy pride of wisdom!" ~ Frankenstein by Mary Shelley The very winds whispered in soothing accents, and maternal Nature bade me weep no more. ~ Frankenstein by Mary Shelley It was already one in the morning; the rain pattered dismally against the panes, and my candle was nearly burnt out, when, by the glimmer of the half-extinguished light, I saw the dull yellow eye of the creature open. ~ Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

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