Moliere Quotes (165 quotes)




Moliere
Source/Notes:
In French: "Un sot savant est sot plus qu'un sot ignorant." - Les Femmes Savantes (1672)
Moliere
Source/Notes:
Il faut manger pour vivre, et non pas vivre pour manger. L'Avare (1668), Act III, sc. i.
Moliere
Source/Notes:
As quoted in: The Molière Encyclopedia, edited by James F. Gaines, Greenwood Publishing Group, 2002, p. 403 - ISBN: 9780313312557


If you know some quotes that would be a good fit here, send us a note!

Moliere
MoliereShare on Facebook

Born: January 15, 1622

Died: February 17, 1673 (aged 51)

Nationality: French

Occupation: Playwright

Bio: Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, known by his stage name Molière, was a French playwright and actor who is considered to be one of the greatest masters of comedy in Western literature. Among Molière's best-known works are Le Misanthrope, L'École des femmes, Tartuffe ou L'Imposteur,, L'Avare, Le Malade imaginaire, and Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme.

Quote of the day

The courage we desire and prize is not the courage to die decently, but to live manfully.

Popular Authors