Quote by: Frances Wright

Now here is a departure from the first principle of true ethics. Here we find ideas of moral wrong and moral right associated with something else than beneficial action. The consequent is, we lose sight of the real basis of morals, and substitute a false one.

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Author Bio

  • NameFrances Wright
  • DescriptionAmerican activist
  • BornSeptember 6, 1795
  • DiedDecember 13, 1852
  • CountryUnited Kingdom
  • ProfessionWriter; Philosopher
  • AwardsNational Women's Hall Of Fame