Anna Wickham Quote
As quoted in: Ebony, March 1985, p. 140
“Any coward can fight a battle when he's sure of winning; but give me the man who has pluck to fight when he's sure of losing. That's my way, sir; and there are many victories worse than a defeat.”
Janet's Repentance Ch. 6. - Scenes of Clerical Life (1858)
Died: 1947 (aged 63)
Bio: Anna Wickham was the pseudonym of Edith Alice Mary Harper, a British poet with strong Australian connections. She is remembered as a modernist figure and feminist writer, though one not able to command sustained critical attention in her lifetime.