„Any woman who is sure of her own wits, is a match, at any time, for a man who is not sure of his own temper.“

—  Wilkie Collins, livro The Woman in White

Volume 1 [Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1860] ( p. 336 https://books.google.com/books?id=rszxUvpszaMC&pg=PA336)
Also in The King of Inventors: A Life of Wilkie Collins by Catherine Peters ( p. 224 https://books.google.com/books?id=T0AABAAAQBAJ&pg=PA224)
Fonte: The Woman in White (1859)

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