Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Aphra Behn
(1640-1689) born on
Jul 10
English "playwright, poet". "She was the first English woman to support herself by writing; most popular play was "The Rover," 1677."

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F
"He that knew all that ever learning writ,
Knew only this -- that he knew nothing yet."

R
"Nothing is more capable of troubling our reason, and consuming our health, than secret notions of jealousy in solitude."
A
Variety is the soul of pleasure.
N
One hour of right-down love
Is worth an age of dully living on.
K
Money speaks sense in a language all nations understand.

 



Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  ""The Emperor of the Moon," 1687."
R: ""The History of Agnes De Castro.""
A: "The Rover, Pt II. I"
N: "In "An Uncommon Scold," by Abby Adams, 1989."
K: ""The Rover," 1677."


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