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."

"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."
Variety is the soul of pleasure.
One hour of right-down love
Is worth an age of dully living on.
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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