Quotes I Love

Back from craziness and an impromptu vacation, and I've missed you. I return with a new addition to the blog! Quotes I Love.

Today's quote comes from the Marquise de Merteuil, in one of June's Modern Classics, Dangerous Liaisons:

Vicomte de Valmont: I often wonder how you manage to invent yourself.

Marquise de Merteuil: Well, I had no choice, did I? I'm a woman. Women are obliged to be far more skillful than men. You can ruin our reputation and our life with a few well-chosen words. So, of course, I had to invent, not only myself, but ways of escape no one has ever thought of before. And I've succeeded because I've always known I was born to dominate your sex and avenge my own.


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