Molière

Molière

French playwriter (ps. of J. B. Poquelin)

Lived from: 1622-1673

Category: Writers (Contemporary)

Quotes: Molière

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    A learned fool is more foolish than an ignorant one.
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    Gold makes the ugly beautiful.
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    Grammar, which can govern even Kings.
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    I always write a good first line, but I have trouble in writing the others.
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    It is the public scandal that offends; to sin in secret is no sin at all.
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    It's true Heaven forbids some pleasures, but a compromise can usually be found.
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    Long is the road from conception to completion.
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    Love is often the fruit of marriage.
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    Oh how fine it is to know a thing or two!
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    People of quality know everything without ever having learned anything.
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    The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
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    The less we deserve good fortune, the more we hope for it.
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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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    We always speak well when we manage to be understood.
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    Without knowledge, life is not more than the shadow of death.
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