. .if a woman does a useless thing, none reproves her; if she does a harmful thing, few seek to restrain her; but if she seeks to imitate the goddess and to encourage others, all those in authority accuse her of corruption. So it is more dangerous to teach truth than to enter a powder magazine with a lighted torch.
The Book of Sayings
Tsiang Samdup seems to be a male, who may or may not have been or be a real person. The quote speaks for itself.
Source: Mary Anne Driscoll's Refrigerator
Contributed by: Carla