What the devil was he doing in that galley?
Jean Baptiste Moliere (1622 - 1673)
Source: Les Fourberies de Scapin, 1671, act II, sc. xi
Contributed by: Zaady
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
We should look long and carefully at ourselves Before we pass judgment on our fellows.
Source: Le Misanthrope
An erudite fool is a greater fool than an ignorant fool.
Source: Les Femmes Savantes
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.
I will maintain it before the whole world.
Source: Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme, 1670, act IV, sc. v
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