Christine de Pizan

Christine de Pizan (French Writer, c. 1364-1430)

“One shouldn’t refrain from cultivating things which are good and useful just because some idiots use them unwisely.”

  • From The Book of the City of Ladies (Part II, chapter 64) by Christine de Pizan, translated by Rosalind Brown-Grant (Penguin Classics, 1999).


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