Quotes by 17th-century Women

Anne of Great Britain
Juana Inés de la Cruz
Aphra Behn
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
Françoise d'Aubigné, Marquise de Maintenon
Marie de Rabutin-Chantal
Madame de La Fayette

Quieting an angry mob that thought her carriage was that of the Duchess of Portsmouth, Catholic lover of Charles II:
Pray, good people, be civil. I am the Protestant whore.