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Quotation by Jane Austen
Men have had every advantage of us in telling their own story. Education has been theirs in so much higher a degree; the pen has been in their hands. I will not allow books to prove any thing.
Jane Austen (1775–1817), British novelist. Anne Elliot in Persuasion, ch. 23 (1818).
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