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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.

NUMBER: 2009
AUTHOR: Sir John Vanbrugh (1664–1726)
QUOTATION: Look you, Amanda, 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 ever will be so.
ATTRIBUTION: SIR JOHN VANBRUGH, “The Relapse; or, Virtue in Danger,” act III, scene ii, Plays, p. 56 (1759). Berinthia is speaking.