Things are only worth what one makes them worth.
Jean Baptiste Moliere (1622 - 1673)
Source: Le Misanthrope
Contributed by: Zaady
Anyone may be an honorable man, and yet write verse badly.
Source: Le Misanthrope, 1666, act IV, sc. i
My Lord Jupiter knows how to sugarcoat the pill.
Source: Amphitryon 1666, act I, sc. x
He's a wonderful talker, who has the art of telling you nothing in a great harangue.
Source: Le Misanthrope, 1666, act II, sc. v
I always make the first verse well, but I have trouble making the others.
Source: Les Précieuses Ridicules, 1659, act I, sc. xi
A woman always has her revenge ready.
Source: Tartuffe, 11664, act II, sc. ii
There is no rampart that will hold out against malice.
Source: Tartuffe, 11664, act I, sc. i
I prefer an accommodating vice to an obstinate virtue.
Source: Amphitryon 1666, act I, sc. iv
The greater the obstacle, the more the glory in overcoming it.
Although I am a pious man, I am not the less a man.
Source: Tartuffe, 11664, act III, sc. iii
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