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Quotation by Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt
If it were not somewhat fanciful to suppose that every human excellence is presented, as it were, in one kind of being, we might believe that the whole treasure of morality and order is enshrined in the female character.
Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt (1767–1835), German statesman, philologist. repr. (1854), trans. and ed. J.W. Burrow (1969). Limits of State Action, ch. 3 (1792).
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