I prefer an accommodating vice to an obstinate virtue.
Jean Baptiste Moliere (1622 - 1673)
Source: Amphitryon 1666, act I, sc. iv
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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
All that is not prose is verse: and all that is not verse is prose.
Source: Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme, 1670, act II, sc. iv
Nearly all men die of their remedies, and not of their illnesses.
Source: Le Malade Imaginaire, 1673, act III, sc. iii
What the devil was he doing in that galley?
Source: Les Fourberies de Scapin, 1671, act II, sc. xi
If everyone were clothed with integrity, if every heart were just, frank, kindly, the other virtues would be well-nigh useless, since their chief purpose is to make us bear with patience the injustice of our fellows.
Source: Le Misanthrope, 1666, act V, sc. i
We should look long and carefully at ourselves Before we pass judgment on our fellows.
Source: Le Misanthrope
An erudite fool is a greater fool than an ignorant fool.
Source: Les Femmes Savantes
You see him laboring to produce bons mots.
Source: Le Misanthrope, 1666, act II, sc. v
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