Quote by: Ninon de L'Enclos

It is strange that modesty is the rule for women when what they most value in men is boldness.

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Author Bio

  • NameNinon de L'Enclos
  • DescriptionFrench author, courtesan, freethinker, and patron of the arts
  • AliasesAnne "Ninon" de l'Enclos; Ninon de Lenclos; Ninon de Lanclos
  • BornNovember 10, 1620
  • DiedOctober 17, 1705
  • CountryFrance
  • ProfessionSalon-holder