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French Actor, Playwright and Writer the greatest of all writers of French comedy, 1622-1673
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A husband is a plaster that cures all the ills of girlhood
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A lover tries to stand in well with the pet dog of the house.
DiplomacyLove
A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him, and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation.
InsultsWisdom
According to the saying of an ancient philosopher, one should eat to live, and not live to eat
FoodPhilosophy
Age will bring all things, and everyone knows, Madame, that twenty is no age to be a prude.
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Ah that I- You would have it so, you would have it so; George Dandin, you would have it so! This suits you very nicely, and you are served right; you have precisely what you deserve.
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Ah! Valere, all men say the same thing to women; all are alike in their words; their actions only show the difference that exists between them
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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.
DancingLeadershipMankind
All the power is with the sex that wears the beard
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Although I am a pious man, I am not the less a man.
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And with his arms crossed he looks pityingly down from his spiritual height on everything that anyone says.
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Anyone may be an honorable man, and yet write verse badly
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Assassination's the fastest way.
Murder
Birth is nothing where virtue is not
Birth
Books and marriage go ill together.
BooksMarriage
Cover that bosom. I must not see it. Souls are wounded by such things, and they arouse wicked thoughts.
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Debts are nowadays like children begot with pleasure, but brought forth in pain
Debt
Don't appear so scholarly, pray. Humanize your talk, and speak to be understood.
Communication
Every good act is charity. A man's true wealth hereafter is the good that he does in this world to his fellows.
Charity
Frenchmen have an unlimited capacity for gallantry and indulge it on every occasion.
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