The most virtuous women have in them something that is never chaste.

[Les femmes les plus vertueuses ont en elles quelque chose qui n’est jamais chaste.]

Honoré de Balzac (1799-1850) French novelist, playwright
Physiology of Marriage [Physiologie du Mariage], Part 1, Medication 4, aphorism 20 (1829) [tr. McSpadden]
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