George Farquhar - Quotes

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Money is the sinews of love, as of war. ---->>>

When the blind lead the blind, no wonder they both fall into - matrimony. ---->>>

There is no scandal like rags, nor any crime so shameful as poverty. ---->>>

Those who know the least obey the best. ---->>>

Grant me some wild expressions, Heavens, or I shall burst. ---->>>

Captain is a good travelling name and so I take it. ---->>>

I believe they talked of me, for they laughed consumedly. ---->>>

Necessity, the mother of invention. ---->>>

I have fed purely upon ale; I have eat my ale, drank my ale, and I always sleep upon ale. ---->>>

We love the precepts for the teacher's sake. ---->>>

Spare all I have, and take my life. ---->>>

Crimes, like virtues, are their own rewards. ---->>>

We are the men of intrinsic value, who can strike our fortunes out of ourselves, whose worth is independent of accidents in life, or revolutions in government: we have heads to get money, and hearts to spend it. ---->>>

Poetry is a mere drug, Sir.

Poetry is a mere drug, Sir.

Charming women can true converts make, We love the precepts for the teacher's sake. ---->>>


Nationality: Irish
Born: 1678
Die: April 29, 1707
Occupation: Dramatist

George Farquhar (1677 – 29 April 1707) was an Irish dramatist. He is noted for his contributions to late Restoration comedy, particularly for his plays The Recruiting Officer (1706) and The Beaux' Stratagem (1707).(wikipedia)