Mary Shelley

English novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, biographer, and travel writer

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (August 30, 1797 – February 1, 1851) was an English novelist. She married Percy Bysshe Shelley.

Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose — a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye...

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  • "What can stop the determined heart and resolved will of man?"[1]
Simple: Nothing can stop man's determination and will.


  1. Robert Walton in "Letter 3"