George Farquhar Quotes

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.





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George Farquhar
George Farquhar
  • Born: April 29, 1707
  • Died: April 29, 1707
  • Nationality: Irish
  • Profession: Dramatist

George Farquhar was an Irish dramatist. He is noted for his contributions to late Restoration comedy, particularly for his plays The Recruiting Officer (1706) and The Beaux' Stratagem (1707).