Jean Racine Quotes (80 quotes)
In French: "La foi qui n'agit point est-ce une foi sincère?" - Athalie (1691), Act I, Scene I
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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.
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“There is no slavery but ignorance. Liberty is the child of intelligence. The history of man is simply the history of slavery, of injustice and brutality, together with the means by which he has, through the dead and desolate years, slowly and painfully advanced.”