Jean Racine Quotes (54 quotes)
“My death, taking the light from my eyes, gives back to the day the purity which they soiled.”
Oeuvres completes de Jean Racine, Furne, Libraire-Editeur, 1829, p. 238, "Phèdre", Act V, Scene VII
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsJean Racine
Born: December 22, 1639
Died: April 21, 1699 (aged 59)
Bio: Jean Racine, baptismal name Jean-Baptiste Racine, was a French dramatist, one of the three great playwrights of 17th-century France, and an important literary figure in the Western tradition.