Roger Boyle, 1st Earl of Orrery, Baron Broghill

Roger
Boyle, 1st Earl of Orrery, Baron Broghill
1621
1679

Irish Playwright, Soldier, Dramatist and Politician

Author Quotes

Friendship above all ties does bind the heart; And faith in friendship is the noblest part.

Poets are sultans, if they had their will: for every author would his brother kill.

Let not one look of Fortune cast you down; she were not Fortune if she did not frown.

Faith in friendship is the noblest part.

There is no less invention in aptly applying a thought found in a book, than in being the first author of the thought.

Our passions, when they grow exorbitant and unruly, destroy those virtues to which they might be very serviceable whilst kept within their bounds.

Author Picture
First Name
Roger
Last Name
Boyle, 1st Earl of Orrery, Baron Broghill
Birth Date
1621
Death Date
1679
Bio

Irish Playwright, Soldier, Dramatist and Politician