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Delarivier Manley

  • No time like the present.

    • Delarivier Manley,
    • The Lost Lover
    • ()
  • Courage and clemency are equal virtues.

    • Delarivier Manley,
    • The Royal Mischief
    • ()
  • Oh, how unconstantly our fortune turns. / One hour in joy, the next with sorrow mourns.

    • Delarivier Manley,
    • The Royal Mischief
    • ()
  • Rich tears! What power lies in those falling drops.

    • Delarivier Manley,
    • The Royal Mischief
    • ()
  • ... the truly covetous have never enough!

  • Time and chance reveal all secrets.

  • Nature has made nothing in vain.

  • ... it would have been a Fault in her, not to have been Faulty.

  • One must love people a good deal whom one takes pains to convince or instruct.

    • Delarivier Manley,
    • "The Wife's Resentment," The Power of Love ()
  • There are many vices which are not believed because of their magnitude ...

    • Delarivier Manley,
    • "The Wife's Resentment," The Power of Love ()
  • Justice waits upon the great, Interest holds the scale, and Riches turns the balance.

    • Delarivier Manley,
    • "The Wife's Resentment," The Power of Love ()

Delarivier Manley, English writer, playwright, political pamphleteer

(1670 - 1724)

Her first name is also seen as DelariviereDelarivière or de la Rivière. She referred to herself as Delarivier or Delia.