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
Contributed by: Zaady
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
The road is long from the intention to the completion.
The more we love our friends, the less we flatter them; it is by excusing nothing that pure love shows itself.
It is a wonderful seasoning of all enjoyments to think of those we love.
Source: Le Misanthrope, 1666, act I, sc. iv
Grammar, which knows how to control even kings.
Source: Les Femmes Savantes, 1672, act II, sc. vi
He makes his cook his merit, and the world visits his dinners and not him.
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