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Quotations From PIERRE CORNEILLE

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  • 1.
    I agree to, or rather aspire to, my doom.
    Pierre Corneille (1606-1684), French playwright. Polyeucte, in Polyeucte, act 4, sc. 2 (1641).
  • 2.
    Doubt, but still hate!
    Pierre Corneille (1606-1684), French playwright. Pulchérie, in Héraclius, act 5, sc. 2 (1647). Pulchérie, to the hero, in doubt whether to kill a tyrant who might be his father.

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  • 3.
    I don't know how to defend myself: surprised innocence cannot imagine being under suspicion.
    Pierre Corneille (1606-1684), French playwright. Rodogune, in Rodogune, act 5, sc. 4 (1644).

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  • 4.
    I see, I know, I believe, I am undeceived.
    Pierre Corneille (1606-1684), French playwright. Pauline, in Polyeucte, act 5, sc. 6 (1641). Pauline, at the moment of her conversion to Christianity.

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  • 5.
    The greater the effort, the greater the glory.
    Pierre Corneille (1606-1684), French playwright. Pauline, in Polyeucte, act 4, sc. 5 (1641).
  • 6.
    Your arm is unvanquished, but not invincible.
    Pierre Corneille (1606-1684), French playwright. Rodrigue, in The Cid, act 2, sc. 2 (1637).
  • 7.
    The fate of the State decides theirs: clauses of treaties determine their affections.
    Pierre Corneille (1606-1684), French playwright. Rodogune, in Rodogune, act 3, sc. 4 (1644). Rodogune speaks on kings and royal marriages.

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  • 8.
    In the service of Caesar, everything is legitimate.
    Pierre Corneille (1606-1684), French playwright. Ptolemy, in The Death of Pompey (La Mort de Pompée), act 3, sc. 2 (1642).
  • 9.
    How much must I overcome before I triumph?
    Pierre Corneille (1606-1684), French playwright. Polyeucte, in Polyeucte, act 5, sc. 3 (1641).
  • 10.
    Desire increases when fulfillment is postponed.
    Pierre Corneille (1606-1684), French playwright. Polyeucte, in Polyeucte, act 1, sc. 1 (1641).
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