Christine de Pizan


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

“Let me tell you that those who speak ill of women do more harm to themselves than they do to the women they actually slander.”

  • From The Book of the City of Ladies (Part I, chapter 2) by Christine de Pizan, translated by Rosalind Brown-Grant (Penguin Classics, 1999).

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