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In French: "Un sot savant est sot plus qu'un sot ignorant." - Les Femmes Savantes (1672)
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Paraphrase. Les Femmes Savantes, 1672, i. 3
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In French: "Tout ce qui n'est point prose, est vers; et tout ce qui n'est point vers, est prose." - Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme (1670)
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The Misanthrope and Other Plays (1959 edition) - ISBN: 9780004767789


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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.

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