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all quotes by Margaret Fuller (3)

"I accept the universe."

The Varieties of Religious Experience | september 1843

"Wine is the most brilliant and intense expression of the powers of the earth. It is her potable fire, her answer to the sun. It exhilarates, it inspires, but then it is liable to fever and intoxicate too the careless partaker."

Critic: Writings from the New York Tribune | january 1844

"Whatever the soul knows how to seek, it cannot fail to obtain. … Knock and it shall be opened; seek and ye shall find. It is demonstrated; it is a maxim."

Woman in the Nineteenth Century | 1845
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