Frances Power Cobbe

Frances Power
Cobbe
1822
1904

Irish Writer, Social Reformer, Anti-Vivisection Activist, and leading Suffragette

Author Quotes

Ours is the old, old story of every uprising race or class or order. The work of elevation must be wrought by ourselves or not at all.

My great panacea for making society at once better and more enjoyable would be to cultivate greater sincerity.

Love naturally reverses the idea of obedience, and causes the struggle between any; two who truly love each other to be, not who shall command, but who shall yield.

Morality may exist in an atheist without any religion, and in a theist with a religion quite unspiritual.

Pleasures of the mind have this advantage - they never cloy nor wear themselves out, but increase by employment.

Science is but a mere heap of facts, not a golden chain of truths, if we refuse to link it to the throne of God.

Author Picture
First Name
Frances Power
Last Name
Cobbe
Birth Date
1822
Death Date
1904
Bio

Irish Writer, Social Reformer, Anti-Vivisection Activist, and leading Suffragette