George Farquhar

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Necessity, the mother of invention Miscellaneous
There's no scandal like rags, nor any crime so shameful as poverty. Poverty
'Tis a strange thing, … that among us people can't agree the whole week, because they go different ways upon Sundays. Religion & God
Captain is a good travelling name and so I take it.
Charming women can true converts make, We love the precepts for the teacher's sake. Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training ;Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Women
Crimes, like virtues, are their own rewards.
Grant me some wild expressions, Heavens, or I shall burst.
I believe they talked of me, for they laughed consumedly.
I have fed purely upon ale; I have eat my ale, drank my ale, and I always sleep upon ale.
Money is the sinews of love, as of war. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Money, Coins & Minting ;War & Peace
Necessity, the mother of invention.
Poetry is a mere drug, Sir. Literature, Writers & Writing
Spare all I have, and take my life. Life
There is no scandal like rags, nor any crime so shameful as poverty.
Those who know the least obey the best.
We are the men of intrinsic value, who can strike our fortunes out of ourselves, whose worth is independent of accidents in life, or revolutions in government: we have heads to get money, and hearts to spend it. Life ;Government ;Money, Coins & Minting
We love the precepts for the teacher's sake. Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training ;Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
When the blind lead the blind, no wonder they both fall into - matrimony.