Brynhild (Saga of the Volsungs)


Brynhild (character from the 13th-century Saga of the Volsungs)

“Control your temper with foolish men at crowded gatherings, for they frequently speak worse than they know.”

  • From The Saga of the Volsungs (chapter 22), by an anonymous 13th century Icelander, translated by Jesse L. Byock (Penguin Classics, 1990, 1999).

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