The Quotable Mary Shelley Lives!

Author Mary Shelley's birthday is Aug. 30. Halloween Every Night has assembled 10 great quotes from her and most famous work, "Frankenstein" to celebrate. / Illustration by Carmen Hung

Author Mary Shelley’s 224th birthday is Aug. 30. And her work, especially the iconic novel she wrote when she was just 19 years old, has allowed her to be as immortal as Frankenstein’s creature. Well, practically.

In honor of her big day, Halloween Every Night has gathered the 10 greatest quotes from her and her work, a reminder of her skill and intellect. Enjoy.