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Aphra Behn Quotes





Each moment of a happy lover's hour is worth an age of dull and common life.
 

Faith, sir, we are here today, and gone tomorrow.
 

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

Love ceases to be a pleasure when it ceases to be a secret.
 

Money speaks sense in a language all nations understand.
 

Nothing is more capable of troubling our reason, and consuming our health, than secret notions of jealousy in solitude.
 

One hour of right-down love is worth an age of dully living on.
 

That perfect tranquillity of life, which is nowhere to be found but in retreat, a faithful friend and a good library.
 

There is no sinner like a young saint.
 

Variety is the soul of pleasure.
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