Veronica Franco Quotes

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Veronica Franco

Portrait by Tintoretto, ca. 1575
Born 1546
Venice, Republic of Venice
Died 1591
Venice, Republic of Venice

Women have not yet realized the cowardice that resides, for if they should decide to do so, they would be able to fight you until death; and to prove that I speak the truth, amongst so many women, I will be the first to act, setting an example for them to follow.
Veronica Franco
When we too are armed and trained, we can convince men that we have hands, feet, and a heart like yours;.
Veronica Franco
I wish it were not a sin to have liked it so.
Such a gift might be easily taken back again.