What are the TOP 10 quotes by Jean Racine?

  1. My only hope lies in my despair.

  2. A noble heart cannot suspect in others the pettiness and malice that it has never felt.

  3. The principal rule of art is to please and to move. All the other rules were created to achieve this first one.

  4. Small crimes always precedes great ones.

  5. Without money honor is merely a disease.

  6. The glory of my name increases my shame. Less known by mortals, I could better escape their eyes.

  7. Now my innocence begins to weigh me down.

  8. It's no longer a warmth hidden in my veins: it's Venus entire and whole fastening on her prey.

  9. A single word often betrays a great design.

  10. A tragedy need not have blood and death; it's enough that it all be filled with that majestic sadness that is the pleasure of tragedy.

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