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
Contributed by: Zaady
Good Heavens! For more than forty years I have been speaking prose without knowing it.
Source: Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme, 1670, act II, sc. iv
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 learned fool is more foolish than an ignorant one.
Source: Les Femmes Savantes, 1672, act IV, sc. iii
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
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