Quotes, Renaissance

moderata

“Do you really believe … that everything historians tell us about men – or about women – is actually true? You ought to consider the fact that these histories have been written by men, who never tell the truth except by accident.” 

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Moderata Fonte, also known as Modesta Pozzo (1555–1592) The Worth of Women: Wherein Is Clearly Revealed Their Nobility and Their Superiority to Men

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