Quotation by John Vanbrugh

You may build castles in the air, and fume, and fret, and grow thin and lean, and pale and ugly, if you please. But I tell you, no man worth having is true to his wife, or can be true to his wife, or ever was, or will be so.
John Vanbrugh (1663–1726), British playwright, architect. repr. In The Plays of Sir John Vanbrugh, ed. W.C. Ward (1893). Berinthia, in The Relapse; or, Virtue in Danger, act 3, sc. 2 (1708).
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