Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West by Gregory Maguire

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Looking for a sentence said by the nanny, something like, men are never too stupid to have children, women have them young before they get smart? The nanny says something like Men are never too...

Looking for a sentence said by the nanny, something like, men are never too stupid to have children, women have them young before they get smart?

The nanny says something like Men are never too stupid to have children but women must have them young before they grow up and learn better? Can someone tell me how it was said? I gave my book to a friend and never got it back but I love that quote!

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In Chapter 1, "The Root of All Evil," Melena recalls what Nanny said: "We [women] only have babies when we're young enough not to know how grim life turns out....

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