|Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais|
24 January 1732
|Died||18 May 1799 (aged 67)
|Genre||Plays; comedy and drama|
|Notable works||Le Barbier de SÃ©ville, Le Mariage de Figaro, La MÃ¨re coupable|
As long as I don't write about the government, religion, politics, and other institutions, I am free to print anything.
Drinking when we are not thirsty and making love at all seasons, madam: that is all there is to distinguish us from other animals.
Because you are a great lord, you believe yourself to be a great genius. You took the trouble to be born, but no more.