George Farquhar

1678 - 1707

A Quote by George Farquhar on inventions, motherhood, and necessity

Necessity, the mother of invention.

George Farquhar (1678 - 1707)

Source: The Twin Rivals. Act i.

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A Quote by George Farquhar on belief and laughter

I believe they talked of me, for they laughed consumedly.

George Farquhar (1678 - 1707)

Source: The Beaux’ Stratagem. Act iii. Sc. 1.

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A Quote by George Farquhar on maxims, power, and wives

It is a maxim that man and wife should never have it in their power to hang one another.

George Farquhar (1678 - 1707)

Source: The Beaux’ Stratagem

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A Quote by George Farquhar on love, money, and war

Money is the sinews of love, as of war.

George Farquhar (1678 - 1707)

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A Quote by George Farquhar on good and understanding

Aimwell: Then you understand Latin, Mr. Bonniface? Bonniface: Not I, Sir, as the saying is, but he talks it so very fast that I'm sure it must be good.

George Farquhar (1678 - 1707)

Source: The Beaux’ Stratagem

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A Quote by George Farquhar on good

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Captain is a good traveling name, and so I take it.

George Farquhar (1678 - 1707)

Source: The Beaux’ Stratagem

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