Pierre Beaumarchais Quotes

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Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais
Born Pierre-Augustin Caron
24 January 1732
Died 18 May 1799 (aged 67)
Nationality French
Period Revolutionary France
Genre Plays; comedy and drama
Notable works Le Barbier de Séville, Le Mariage de Figaro, La Mère coupable

If a thing isn't worth saying, you sing it.
Vilify, Vilify, some of it will always stick.
Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.
I hasten to laugh at everything, for fear of being obliged to weep.
As long as I don't write about the government, religion, politics, and other institutions, I am free to print anything.
Pierre Beaumarchais
Drinking when we are not thirsty and making love at all seasons, madam: that is all there is to distinguish us from other animals.
Pierre Beaumarchais
I quickly laugh at everything for fear of having to cry.
These days what's not worth saying gets set to music.
It is not necessary to understand things in order to argue about them.
Because you are a great lord, you believe yourself to be a great genius. You took the trouble to be born, but no more.
Pierre Beaumarchais