The Monstrous Regiment of Women.
1558 From the title of his pamphlet, TheFirst Blast of the Trumpet Against the Monstrous Regiment of Women.
As touching nature I am a worm of this earth, and yet a subject of this commonwealth; but as touching the office wherein it has pleased God to place me [head of the Reformed church in Scotland], I am a watchman...For that reason I am bound in conscience to blow the trumpet publicly.John Knox
Madam, in God's presence I speak: I never delighted in the weeping of any of God's creatures; yea I can scarcely well abide the tears of my own boys whom my own hand corrects, much less can I rejoice in your Majesty's weeping.John Knox
Here lies one who neither flattered nor feared any flesh.John Knox
Un homme avec Dieu est toujours dans la majorite . One man with God is always a majority.John Knox
To promote a woman to bear rule, superiority, dominion, or empire above any realm, nation, or city, is repugnant to nature, contumely to God, a thing most contrarious to his revealed will and approved ordinance; and, finally, it isthe subversion of good order, of all equityand justice.John Knox
If there be not in her, a proud mind, a crafty wit, and an indurate heart against God and his truth, my judgment faileth me.John Knox