Pierre de Beaumarchais
Pierre de Beaumarchais Quotes
''Drinking when we are not thirsty and making love at any time, madam, is all that distinguishes us from the other animals.''Pierre De Beaumarchais (1732-1799), French dramatist. Antonio, in Le Mariage de Figaro, act 2, sc. 21 (1784).
''I hasten to laugh at everything for fear of being obliged to weep at it.''Pierre De Beaumarchais (1732-1799), French dramatist. Figaro, in Le Barbier de Séville, act 1, sc. 2 (1775). Byron expressed a similar idea in Don Juan cto. 4, st. 4: "And if I laugh at any mortal thing, 'Tis that I may not weep."
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