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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It is seasoned throughout with Attic salt.
Source: Les Femmes Savantes, 1672, act III, sc. ii
To create a public scandal is what's wicked; to sin in private is not a sin.
Source: Tartuffe, 11664, act IV, sc. v
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
You see him laboring to produce bons mots.
Source: Le Misanthrope, 1666, act II, sc. v
She is laughing up her sleeve at you.
Source: Tartuffe, 11664, act I, sc. vi
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.
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