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Aphra Behn Quotes

Birth Date: 1640-12-14 (Friday, December 14th, 1640)
Date of Death: 1689-04-16 (Saturday, April 16th, 1689)



    • No friend to Love like a long voyage at sea.
    • There's no sinner like a young saint.
    • Patience is a flatterer, sir, and an ass, sir.
    • Variety is the soul of pleasure.
    • Come away; poverty's catching.
    • Money speaks sense in a language all nations understand.
    • One hour of right-down love is worth an age of dully living on.
    • A brave world, sir, full of religion, knavery, and change: we shall shortly see better days.
    • Faith, sir, we are here today, and gone tomorrow.
    • Love ceases to be a pleasure when it ceases to be a secret.
    • Oh what a dear ravishing thing is the beginning of an Amour!
    • He that knew all that ever Learning writ, Knew only this - that he knew nothing yet.
    • Nothing is more capable of troubling our reason, and consuming our health, than secret notions of jealousy in solitude.
    • :that perfect Tranquillity of Life, which is no where to be found, but in retreat, a faithful Friend and a good Library:
    • Each moment of the happy lover's hour is worth an age of dull and common life.
    • aphra behn

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