Pierre Corneille Quotes (121 quotes)
Variation: It takes a good memory to keep up a lie. Le Menteur (The Liar) (1643)
Variant translation: "In conquering without danger we triumph without glory." - Le Cid (1637)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsPierre Corneille
Born: June 6, 1606
Died: October 1, 1684 (aged 78)
Occupation: Dramatist, tragedian
Bio: Pierre Corneille was a French tragedian who was one of the three great seventeenth-century French dramatists, along with Molière and Racine. He has been called “the founder of French tragedy” and produced plays for nearly forty years.