Solitude and reflection are necessary to give to wishes the force of passions.
Dutch artist George Hendrik Breitner (1857-1923) painted often in the Impressionist style and worked with fellow countryman Vincent van Gogh, early in the latter’s career. Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797) was a pioneer in supporting women’s rights in the 18th century. Her daughter Mary Shelley later wrote the classic thriller Frankenstein still popular today.
*A Vindication of the Rights of Women