Jean Baptiste Moliere

1622 - 1673

A Quote by Jean Baptiste Moliére on prose

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All that is not prose is verse: and all that is not verse is prose.

Jean Baptiste Moliere (1622 - 1673)

Source: Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme, 1670, act II, sc. iv

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A Quote by Jean Baptiste Moliére on death, men, and remedies

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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A Quote by Jean Baptiste Moliére

It is seasoned throughout with Attic salt.

Jean Baptiste Moliere (1622 - 1673)

Source: Les Femmes Savantes, 1672, act III, sc. ii

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A Quote by Jean Baptiste Moliére on privacy and scandal

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

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A Quote by Jean Baptiste Moliére on good, heaven, and prose

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

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A Quote by Jean Baptiste Moliére

An erudite fool is a greater fool than an ignorant fool.

Jean Baptiste Moliere (1622 - 1673)

Source: Les Femmes Savantes

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A Quote by Jean Baptiste Moliére

You see him laboring to produce bons mots.

Jean Baptiste Moliere (1622 - 1673)

Source: Le Misanthrope, 1666, act II, sc. v

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A Quote by Jean Baptiste Moliére on laughter

She is laughing up her sleeve at you.

Jean Baptiste Moliere (1622 - 1673)

Source: Tartuffe, 11664, act I, sc. vi

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A Quote by Jean Baptiste Moliére on foolishness and learning

A learned fool is more foolish than an ignorant one.

Jean Baptiste Moliere (1622 - 1673)

Source: Les Femmes Savantes, 1672, act IV, sc. iii

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A Quote by Jean Baptiste Moliére on intention

The road is long from the intention to the completion.

Jean Baptiste Moliere (1622 - 1673)

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