Jean Baptiste Moliere

1622 - 1673

A Quote by Jean Baptiste Moliére on cruelty and doubt

Doubts are more cruel than the worst of truths.

Jean Baptiste Moliere (1622 - 1673)

Source: Le Misanthrope, 1666, act III, sc. uii

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A Quote by Jean Baptiste Moliére

One must eat to live, and not live to eat.

Jean Baptiste Moliere (1622 - 1673)

Source: Amphitryon 1666, act III, sc. i

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A Quote by Jean Baptiste Moliére

On some preference esteem is based, to esteem everything is to esteem nothing.

Jean Baptiste Moliere (1622 - 1673)

Source: Le Misanthrope, 1666, act I, sc. i

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A Quote by Jean Baptiste Moliére on world

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I will maintain it before the whole world.

Jean Baptiste Moliere (1622 - 1673)

Source: Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme, 1670, act IV, sc. v

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A Quote by Jean Baptiste Moliére on eternity and friendship

My fair one, let us swear an eternal friendship.

Jean Baptiste Moliere (1622 - 1673)

Source: Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme, 1670, act IV, sc. i

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A Quote by Jean Baptiste Moliére on fear, good, hope, and love

Fear less, hope more; Whine less, breathe more; Talk less, say more; Hate less, love more; And all good things are yours.

Jean Baptiste Moliere (1622 - 1673)

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A Quote by Jean Baptiste Moliére on sons

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You are a fool in four letters, my son.

Jean Baptiste Moliere (1622 - 1673)

Source: Tartuffe, 11664, act I, sc. i

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A Quote by Jean Baptiste Moliére on responsibility

It is not only for what we do that we are held responsible, but also for what we do not do.

Jean Baptiste Moliere (1622 - 1673)

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A Quote by Jean Baptiste Moliére on cats and proverbs

To pull the chestnuts out of the fire with the cat's paw. Proverb in many languages.

Jean Baptiste Moliere (1622 - 1673)

Source: L'Étourdi, 1655, act III, sc. vi

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A Quote by Jean Baptiste Moliére on children

Ah, there are no longer any children!

Jean Baptiste Moliere (1622 - 1673)

Source: Le Malade Imaginaire, 1673, act II, sc. xi

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