Molière [Jean Baptiste Poquelin] Quotes

She can't stand nudity in a picture, but she has a mighty love for it in the flesh.
Molière [Jean Baptiste Poquelin] (1622-1673), French comic playwright. Célimène, in The Misanthrope, act 3, sc. 4 (1666). The coquette, Célimène, describes a prude.
Age brings about everything; but it is not the time, Madam, as we know, to be a prude at twenty.
Molière [Jean Baptiste Poquelin] (1622-1673), French comic playwright. Célimène to Arsinoé, in The Misanthrope, act 3, sc. 4 (1666). The coquette, Célimène, speaks to the older prude Arsinoé.
One ought to look a good deal at oneself before thinking of condemning others.
Molière [Jean Baptiste Poquelin] (1622-1673), French comic playwright. Célimène to Arsinoé, in The Misanthrope, act 3, sc. 4 (1666). The coquette, Célimène, speaks to the hypocritical Arsinoé.
New-born desires, after all, have inexplicable charms, and all the pleasure of love is in variety.
Molière [Jean Baptiste Poquelin] (1622-1673), French comic playwright. Dom Juan, in Dom Juan, act 1, sc. 2 (1665).
I have a heart to love all the world; and like Alexander I wish there were yet other worlds, so I could carry even further my amorous conquests.
Molière [Jean Baptiste Poquelin] (1622-1673), French comic playwright. Dom Juan, in Dom Juan, act 1, sc. 2 (1665).
I believe that two and two are four and that four and four are eight.
Molière [Jean Baptiste Poquelin] (1622-1673), French comic playwright. Dom Juan, in Dom Juan, act 3, sc. 1 (1665). Dom Juan responds to the question, "What do you believe in?"
I give it to you for the love of humanity.
Molière [Jean Baptiste Poquelin] (1622-1673), French comic playwright. Dom Juan, in Dom Juan, act 3, sc. 2 (1665). Dom Juan gives a beggar a coin, after refusing to give it for the love of God.
Birth means nothing where there is no virtue.
Molière [Jean Baptiste Poquelin] (1622-1673), French comic playwright. Dom Juan's father, in Dom Juan, act 4, sc. 4 (1665).
A nobleman who is wicked is by nature a monster.
Molière [Jean Baptiste Poquelin] (1622-1673), French comic playwright. Dom Juan's father, in Dom Juan, act 4, sc. 4 (1665).
Assassination's the fastest way.
Molière [Jean Baptiste Poquelin] (1622-1673), French dramatist. Don Pedro, in Le Sicilien, sc. 13 (1668).