You see him laboring to produce bons mots.
Jean Baptiste Moliere (1622 - 1673)
Source: Le Misanthrope, 1666, act II, sc. v
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
It is a wonderful seasoning of all enjoyments to think of those we love.
Source: Le Misanthrope, 1666, act I, sc. iv
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.
Source: Tartuffe, 11664, act I, sc. i
You are a fool in four letters, my son.
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