Jean Baptiste Moliere

1622 - 1673

A Quote by Jean Baptiste Moliére on worth

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Things are only worth what one makes them worth.

Jean Baptiste Moliere (1622 - 1673)

Source: Le Misanthrope

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A Quote by Jean Baptiste Moliére on honor

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Anyone may be an honorable man, and yet write verse badly.

Jean Baptiste Moliere (1622 - 1673)

Source: Le Misanthrope, 1666, act IV, sc. i

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A Quote by Jean Baptiste Moliére on glory, obstacles, and overcoming

The greater the obstacle, the more the glory in overcoming it.

Jean Baptiste Moliere (1622 - 1673)

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A Quote by Jean Baptiste Moliére

Although I am a pious man, I am not the less a man.

Jean Baptiste Moliere (1622 - 1673)

Source: Tartuffe, 11664, act III, sc. iii

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A Quote by Jean Baptiste Moliére on prose

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All that is not prose is verse: and all that is not verse is prose.

Jean Baptiste Moliere (1622 - 1673)

Source: Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme, 1670, act II, sc. iv

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A Quote by Jean Baptiste Moliére on death, men, and remedies

Nearly all men die of their remedies, and not of their illnesses.

Jean Baptiste Moliere (1622 - 1673)

Source: Le Malade Imaginaire, 1673, act III, sc. iii

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A Quote by Jean Baptiste Moliére

It is seasoned throughout with Attic salt.

Jean Baptiste Moliere (1622 - 1673)

Source: Les Femmes Savantes, 1672, act III, sc. ii

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A Quote by Jean Baptiste Moliére on privacy and scandal

To create a public scandal is what's wicked; to sin in private is not a sin.

Jean Baptiste Moliere (1622 - 1673)

Source: Tartuffe, 11664, act IV, sc. v

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A Quote by Jean Baptiste Moliére on good, heaven, and prose

Good Heavens! For more than forty years I have been speaking prose without knowing it.

Jean Baptiste Moliere (1622 - 1673)

Source: Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme, 1670, act II, sc. iv

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A Quote by Jean Baptiste Moliére

My Lord Jupiter knows how to sugarcoat the pill.

Jean Baptiste Moliere (1622 - 1673)

Source: Amphitryon 1666, act I, sc. x

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