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If everyone were clothed with integrity, if every heart were just, frank, kindly, the other virtues would be well-nigh useless, since their chief purpose is to make us bear with patience the injustice of our fellows.

MOLIÈRE, The Misanthrope

One is easily fooled by that which one loves.

MOLIÈRE, Tartuffe

Solitude terrifies the soul at twenty.

MOLIERE, The Misanthrope

A little inaccuracy sometimes saves a ton of explanation.

MOLIÈRE, L'Etourdi

The envious will die, but envy never.

MOLIÈRE, Tartuffe

My hate is general, I detest all men;
Some because they are wicked and do evil,
Others because they tolerate the wicked,
Refusing them the active vigorous scorn
Which vice should stimulate in virtuous minds.

MOLIÈRE, The Misanthrope

My chief talent is to be frank and sincere.

MOLIÈRE, Alcèste

People of quality know everything without ever having learned anything.

MOLIERE, The Ridiculous Young Ladies

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

MOLIÈRE, attributed, The Moderate Soprano

He who establishes his argument by noise and command shows that his reason is weak.

MOLIÈRE, The Misanthrope

Molière - a biography.

Molière Monologues - a collection of monologues from his plays.

Molière: One-Act Plays - an index of online scripts.

Molière Poems - a collection of his poetry.

The School for Wives - a synopsis of the play by Molière.

Tartuffe - a synopsis of the play by Molière.


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