Okay, my next autobiographer is in the pipeline.
So many remarkable quotes:
‘Perhaps if I had really understood my own nature, as I came to do later, I should not have married, for I soon realised that married life, as men understand it, calls for a degree of self-abnegation which was impossible for me. I needed solitude, time for study, and the opportunity for a wider life.’
‘Nowadays when it is often difficult to persuade women to come out and vote, I think back …to the insults and humiliations we all endured, laughed at by the male elector, often chased away by the police; I wonder whether these women, like all electors today, who have had the vote handed to them on a gold plate, so to speak, would not have been just as well left among the ‘infants, imbeciles and criminals'.’
To cut a long story short: