The more we love our friends, the less we flatter them; it is by excusing nothing that pure love shows itself.
Jean Baptiste Moliere (1622 - 1673)
Source: Le Misanthrope, 1666, act II, sc. v
Contributed by: Zaady
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
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
Cover that bosom that I must not see: souls are wounded by such things.
Source: Tartuffe, 11664, act III, sc. ii
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