Grammar, which knows how to control even kings.
Jean Baptiste Moliere (1622 - 1673)
Source: Les Femmes Savantes, 1672, act II, sc. vi
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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.
Source: Tartuffe, 11664, act I, sc. i
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
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.
We die only once, and for such a long time!
Source: Le Dépit Amoureux, 1656, act V, sc. iii
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