Pierre Beaumarchais Quote

Pierre Beaumarchais
Variant translation: "Anything that isn't worth saying - they sing nowadays!" - The Barber of Seville [Le Barbier de Séville] (1773), Act I
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If a thing isn't worth saying, you sing it.  - Pierre Beaumarchais
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Pierre Beaumarchais
Le Barbier de Séville (1775), Act I, Scene II

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Born: January 24, 1732

Died: May 18, 1799 (aged 67)

Nationality: French

Occupation: Inventor

Bio: Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais was a French playwright, watchmaker, inventor, musician, diplomat, fugitive, spy, publisher, arms dealer, satirist, financier, and revolutionary.

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