Aphra Behn Quotes

Variety is the soul of pleasure.

Aphra Behn

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

Aphra Behn

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

Aphra Behn

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

Aphra Behn

Patience is a flatterer, sir, and an ass, sir.

Aphra Behn

Money speaks sense in a language all nations understand.

Aphra Behn

There's no sinner like a young saint.

Aphra Behn

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

Aphra Behn

that perfect Tranquillity of Life, which is no where to be found, but in retreat, a faithful Friend and a good Library

Aphra Behn

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

Aphra Behn

Oh what a dear ravishing thing is the beginning of an Amour!

Aphra Behn

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

Aphra Behn

A brave world, sir, full of religion, knavery, and change: we shall shortly see better days.

Aphra Behn

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

Aphra Behn

Come away; poverty's catching.

Aphra Behn

No friend to Love like a long voyage at sea.

Aphra Behn
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