Olive Schreiner Quote

No woman has the right to marry a man if she has to bend herself out of shape for him. She might wish to, but she could never be to him with all her passionate endeavor what the other woman could be to him without trying. Character will dominate over all and will come out at last.


The Woman's Rose: Stories and Allegories (ed. Ad Donker Publishers, 1986)

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No woman has the right to marry a man if she has to bend herself out of shape for him. She might wish to, but she could never be to him with all her...

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No woman has the right to marry a man if she has to bend herself out of shape for him. She might wish to, but she could never be to him with all her...

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No woman has the right to marry a man if she has to bend herself out of shape for him. She might wish to, but she could never be to him with all her...

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No woman has the right to marry a man if she has to bend herself out of shape for him. She might wish to, but she could never be to him with all her...