John Gay Quote


John Gay
Picture Source: Wikimedia Commons
John GayShare on Facebook

Born: June 30, 1685

Died: December 4, 1732 (aged 47)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Poet

Bio: John Gay was an English poet and dramatist and member of the Scriblerus Club. He is best remembered for The Beggar's Opera, a ballad opera. The characters, including Captain Macheath and Polly Peachum, became household names.

Quote of the day

Liberty consists in doing what one desires.

Popular Authors

Rutherford B. Hayes
Andre Gide
William Hazlitt
Alexander Hamilton
Steven Morrissey
Thomas B. Macaulay
Richard Bach
Thomas Hardy
Stephen Jay Gould
Henrik Ibsen
Immanuel Kant
Anthony Robbins
Rollo May
Karl Marx
Carl Sagan
Heinrich Heine