Emma Orczy Quote
Your mock saint who stands in a niche is not a woman if she have not suffered, still less a woman if she have not sinned. Fall at the feet of your idol as you wish, but drag her down to your level after that -- the only level she should ever reach, that of your heart.
I Will Repay: A Romance. Further Adventures of "The Scarlet Pimpernel." (ed. 1911)