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Quotations From MOLIÈRE [JEAN BAPTISTE POQUELIN]

 

  • 1.
    People don't mind being mean; but they never want to be ridiculous.
    Molière [Jean Baptiste Poquelin] (1622-1673), French comic playwright. Tartuffe, preface (1669).

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  • 2.
    I have the knack of easing scruples.
    Molière [Jean Baptiste Poquelin] (1622-1673), French comic playwright. Tartuffe, in Tartuffe, act 4, sc. 5 (1664). The hypocrite Tartuffe tries to seduce the virtuous wife.
  • 3.
    Laurent, lock up my hair shirt and lacerating whip.
    Molière [Jean Baptiste Poquelin] (1622-1673), French comic playwright. Tartuffe, in Tartuffe, act 3, sc. 2 (1664).

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  • 4.
    Ah! devout though I may be, I am no less a man!
    Molière [Jean Baptiste Poquelin] (1622-1673), French comic playwright. Tartuffe, in Tartuffe, act 3, sc. 3 (1664). The hypocrite Tartuffe tries to seduce the virtuous wife.
  • 5.
    It is the public scandal that offends; to sin in secret is no sin at all.
    Molière [Jean Baptiste Poquelin] (1622-1673), French dramatist. Tartuffe, in Le Tartuffe, act 4, sc. 5 (written 1664, performed 1669).
  • 6.
    As the purpose of comedy is to correct the vices of men, I see no reason why anyone should be exempt.
    Molière [Jean Baptiste Poquelin] (1622-1673), French comic playwright. Tartuffe, preface (1669).
  • 7.
    One easily bears moral reproof, but never mockery.
    Molière [Jean Baptiste Poquelin] (1622-1673), French comic playwright. Tartuffe, preface (1669).
  • 8.
    Ah! how annoying that the law doesn't allow a woman to change husbands just as one does shirts.
    Molière [Jean Baptiste Poquelin] (1622-1673), French comic playwright. Sganarelle's wife, in Sganarelle, sc. 5 (1662).

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  • 9.
    Of all follies there is none greater than wanting to make the world a better place.
    Molière [Jean Baptiste Poquelin] (1622-1673), French dramatist. Philinte, in Le Misanthrope, act 1, sc. 1 (1666).

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  • 10.
    Grammar, which rules even kings ...
    Molière [Jean Baptiste Poquelin] (1622-1673), French comic playwright. Philaminte, in The Learned Ladies (Les Femmes Savantes), act 2, sc. 6 (1672).
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