Were I to personify Justice, instead of presenting her blind, I would denominate her the goddess of fire. . . Of unbending integrity Justice should feel, hear and see; but truth alone should be the polar star by which she should shape her movements, and equity only should constrain her determinations.

— Judith Sargent Murray

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Let there be then no coercion established in society, and the common law of gravity prevailing, the sexes will fall into their proper places.

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A Universalist, your heart cannot but dilate, and your affections widen, until the divine expansion, like the ambient atmosphere, embraces every form, which is acted upon by an immortal spirit.

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Religion is 'twixt God and my own soul, Nor saint, nor sage, can boundless thought control.

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