38 Total Quotes

Moliere Moliere Quotes

The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
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#French Playwright #Glory

People of quality know everything without ever having learned anything.
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It is not only for what we do that we are held responsible, but also for what we do not do.
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Frenchmen have an unlimited capacity for gallantry and indulge it on every occasion.
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Writing is like prostitution. First you do it for love, and then for a few close friends, and then for money.
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#French Playwright #Friends Or Friendship

Some of the most famous books are the least worth reading. Their fame was due to their having done something that needed to be doing in their day. The work is done and the virtue of the book has expired.
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#French Playwright #Fame

The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.
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There is no praise to bear the sort that you put in your pocket.
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Every good act is charity. A man's true wealth hereafter is the good that he does in this world to his fellows.
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A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him, and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation.
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#French Playwright #Insults

A lover tries to stand in well with the pet dog of the house.
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Of all the noises known to man, opera is the most expensive.
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#French Playwright #Man

Oh, I may be devout, but I am human all the same.
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All the ills of mankind, all the tragic misfortunes that fill the history books, all the political blunders, all the failures of the great leaders have arisen merely from a lack of skill at dancing.
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It is a fine seasoning for joy to think of those we love.
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Books and marriage go ill together.
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The duty of comedy is to correct men by amusing them.
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Grammar, which knows how to control even kings.
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#French Playwright #Control

It's true Heaven forbids some pleasures, but a compromise can usually be found.
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I live on good soup, not on fine words.
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The more we love our friends, the less we flatter them; it is by excusing nothing that pure love shows itself.
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Unreasonable haste is the direct road to error.
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Of all follies there is none greater than wanting to make the world a better place.
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