No friend to love like a long voyage at sea.
The Rover, Part I, Act I, sc. ii (1677).
No friend to Love like a long voyage at sea.Aphra Behn
There's no sinner like a young saint.Aphra Behn
Patience is a flatterer, sir, and an ass, sir.Aphra Behn
Variety is the soul of pleasure.Aphra Behn
One hour of right-down love is worth an age of dully living on.Aphra Behn
A brave world, sir, full of religion, knavery, and change: we shall shortly see better days.Aphra Behn
Faith, sir, we are here today, and gone tomorrow.Aphra Behn
Love ceases to be a pleasure when it ceases to be a secret.Aphra Behn
Oh what a dear ravishing thing is the beginning of an Amour!Aphra Behn
He that knew all that ever Learning writ,Knew only this - that he knew nothing yet.Aphra Behn
Nothing is more capable of troubling our reason, and consuming our health, than secret notions of jealousy in solitude.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
Each moment of the happy lover's hour is worth an age of dull and common life.Aphra Behn
Come away; poverty's catching.Aphra Behn