William Shakespeare quote about women from The Two Gentlemen of Verona - She hath more hair than wit, and more faults than hairs, and more wealth than faults.
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She hath more hair than wit, and more faults than hairs, and more wealth than faults.
 William Shakespeare, The Two Gentlemen of Verona (1623). copy citation

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Author William Shakespeare
Source The Two Gentlemen of Verona
Topic women wisdom wealth
Date 1623
Language English
Reference
Note Written between 1589 and 1593
Weblink http://shakespeare.mit.edu/two_gentlemen/full.html

Context


LAUNCE Of her tongue she cannot, for that's writ down she is slow of; of her purse she shall not, for that I'll keep shut: now, of another thing she may, and that cannot I help. Well, proceed.
SPEED 'Item: She hath more hair than wit, and more faults than hairs, and more wealth than faults.'
LAUNCE Stop there; I'll have her: she was mine, and not mine, twice or thrice in that last article. Rehearse that once more. SPEED 'Item: She hath more hair than wit,'— LAUNCE More hair than wit?” source

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