Quotation by John Knox

The monstrous regiment of women.
John Knox (1505–1572), Scottish Presbyterian leader. The First Blast of the Trumpet Against the Monstrous Regiment of Women, pamphlet (1558).

In his pamphlet, Knox wrote, "Nature doth paint them further to be weak, frail, impatient, feeble and foolish; and experience hath declared them to be unconstant, variable, cruel, and lacking the spirit of counsel."
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