I have the fault of being a little more sincere than is proper.

Moliere on fault
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A learned fool is more a fool than an ignorant fool.

Moliere on fool
5

Esteem must be founded on preference: to hold everyone in high esteem is to esteem nothing.

Moliere on esteem
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If you suppress grief too much, it can well redouble.

Moliere on sympathy
2

He who follows his lessons tastes a profound peace, and looks upon everybody as a bunch of manure.

Moliere on bunch
2

As the purpose of comedy is to correct the vices of men, I see no reason why anyone should be exempt.

Moliere on comedy
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The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.

I want to be distinguished from the rest;

to tell the truth, a friend to all mankind is not a friend for me.

Moliere on distinguished
2

If everyone were clothed with integrity, if every heart were just, frank, kindly, the other virtues would be well-nigh useless.

Moliere on clothed
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Oh, how fine it is to know a thing or two.

Moliere on fine
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We die only once, and for such a long time.

Moliere on die
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There is no praise to bear the sort that you put in your pocket.

Moliere on bear
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No matter what Aristotle and the Philosophers say, nothing is equal to tobacco;

it's the passion of the well-bred, and he who lives without tobacco lives a life not worth living.

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

About Moliere

Name Moliere
Quotes 16 quotations
Nationality French
Profession Playwright
Birthday 15 January 1622
About Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, known by his stage name Molière (15 January 1622 – 17 February 1673), was a French playwright and actor who is considered to be one of the greatest masters of comedy in Western literature. Among Molière's best known works are The Misanthrope, The School for Wives, Tartuffe, The Miser, The Imaginary Invalid, and The Bourgeois Gentleman.
Top topics fine, misfortunes, ills, lack, political

I live on good soup, not on fine words.

Moliere on fine
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Of all the noises known to man, opera is the most expensive.

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

Moliere on held
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All the ills of mankind, all the tragic misfortunes that fill the history books, all the political blunders, all the failures of the great leaders have arisen merely from a lack of skill at dancing.

Moliere on arisen
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