George Farquhar — Irish Dramatist born on December 30, 1678, died on April 29, 1707

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

Those who know the least obey the best.
Grant me some wild expressions, Heavens, or I shall burst.
Necessity, the mother of invention.
Money is the sinews of love, as of war.
When the blind lead the blind, no wonder they both fall into - matrimony.