I always make the first verse well, but I have trouble making the others.
Jean Baptiste Moliere (1622 - 1673)
Source: Les Précieuses Ridicules, 1659, act I, sc. xi
Contributed by: Zaady
A woman always has her revenge ready.
Source: Tartuffe, 11664, act II, sc. ii
There is no rampart that will hold out against malice.
Source: Tartuffe, 11664, act I, sc. i
I prefer an accommodating vice to an obstinate virtue.
Source: Amphitryon 1666, act I, sc. iv
The greater the obstacle, the more the glory in overcoming it.
He makes his cook his merit, and the world visits his dinners and not him.
Source: Le Misanthrope, 1666, act II, sc. v
Those whose conduct gives room for talk are always the first to attack their neighbors.
I saw him, I say, saw him with my own eyes.
Source: Tartuffe, 11664, act V, 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
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