My Lord Jupiter knows how to sugarcoat the pill.
Jean Baptiste Moliere (1622 - 1673)
Source: Amphitryon 1666, act I, sc. x
Contributed by: Zaady
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 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
Grammar, which knows how to control even kings.
Source: Les Femmes Savantes, 1672, act II, sc. vi
He makes his cook his merit, and the world visits his dinners and not him.
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
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