Aphra Behn

1640 - 1689

A Quote by Aphra Behn on luck

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Sure, I rose the wrong way today, I have had such damn'd ill luck every way.

Aphra Behn (1640 - 1689)

Source: The Town

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A Quote by Aphra Behn on anger, belief, dreams, heart, and rest

'Twas but a dream, yet by my heart I knew, Which still was panting, part of it was true: Oh how I strove the rest to have believed; Ashamed and angry to be undeceived!

Aphra Behn (1640 - 1689)

Source: “The Dream” from: A Voyage to the Isle of Love

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A Quote by Aphra Behn on learning and truth

Of all that writ, he was the wisest bard, who spoke this mighty truth- He that knew all that ever learning writ, Knew only this-that he knew nothing yet.

Aphra Behn (1640 - 1689)

Source: The Emperor of the Moon

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A Quote by Aphra Behn on love, pleasure, and secrets

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

Aphra Behn (1640 - 1689)

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A Quote by Aphra Behn on language, money, nations, and understanding

Money speaks sense in a language all nations understand.

Aphra Behn (1640 - 1689)

Source: The Rover

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A Quote by Aphra Behn on pleasure, soul, and variety

Variety is the soul of pleasure.

Aphra Behn (1640 - 1689)

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