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Every one knows, that the mind will not be kept from contemplating what it loves in the midst of crowds and business. Hence come those frequent absences, so observable in conversation; for whilst the body is confined to present company, the mind is flown to that which it delights in.

Mary Astell


Author Profession: Writer
Nationality: English
Born: November 12, 1666
Died: May 11, 1731


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