Moliere Quotes

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"People of quality know everything without ever having learned anything." Moliere Moliere
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"The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it." Moliere Moliere
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"Of all the noises known to man, opera is the most expensive." Moliere Moliere
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"Frenchmen have an unlimited capacity for gallantry and indulge it on every occasion." Moliere Moliere
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"Oh, I may be devout, but I am human all the same." Moliere Moliere
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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 Moliere
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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 Moliere
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"If you suppress grief too much, it can well redouble." Moliere
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"One ought to look a good deal at oneself before thinking of condemning others." Moliere
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"People don't mind being mean; but they never want to be ridiculous." Moliere
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"There are pretenders to piety as well as to courage." Moliere
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"He who follows his lessons tastes a profound peace, and looks upon everybody as a bunch of manure." Moliere
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"I feed on good soup, not beautiful language." Moliere
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"I have the fault of being a little more sincere than is proper." Moliere
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"I want to be distinguished from the rest; to tell the truth, a friend to all mankind is not a friend for me." Moliere
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"There's nothing quite like tobacco: it's the passion of decent folk, and whoever lives without tobacco doesn't deserve to live." Moliere
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"True, Heaven prohibits certain pleasures; but one can generally negotiate a compromise." Moliere
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"Writing is like prostitution. First you do it for love, and then for a few close friends, and then for money." Moliere Moliere
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"Some of the most famous books are the least worth reading. Their fame was due to their having done something that needed to be doing in their day. The work is done and the virtue of the book has expired." Moliere Moliere
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"The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit." Moliere Moliere
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"There is no praise to bear the sort that you put in your pocket." Moliere Moliere
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