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Born: 1970-01-01
Profession: Dramatist
Nation: French
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On the throne, one has many worries; and remorse is the one that weighs the least.

Tags: Remorse, Throne, Worries

The glory of my name increases my shame. Less known by mortals, I could better escape their eyes.

Tags: Eyes, Less, Name

The principal rule of art is to please and to move. All the other rules were created to achieve this first one.

Tags: Art, Move, Rules

There is nothing so easy but that it becomes difficult when you do it with reluctance.

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Too much virtue can be criminal.

Tags: Criminal, Virtue

There are no secrets that time does not reveal.

Tags: Reveal, Secrets, Time

The quarrels of lovers are the renewal of love.

Tags: Love, Lovers, Renewal

A tragedy need not have blood and death; it's enough that it all be filled with that majestic sadness that is the pleasure of tragedy.

Tags: Death, Enough, Sadness

I embrace my rival, but only to strangle him.

Tags: Embrace, Him, Rival

A noble heart cannot suspect in others the pettiness and malice that it has never felt.

Tags: Cannot, Heart, Others

Love is not a fire to be shut up in a soul. Everything betrays us: voice, silence, eyes; half-covered fires burn all the brighter.

Tags: Fire, Love, Silence

According as the man is, so must you humour him.

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I am a man, and nothing that concerns a man do I deem a matter of indifference to me.

Tags: Concerns, Deem, Matter

Thank the Gods! My misery exceeds all my hopes!

Tags: Gods, Misery, Thank

Without money honor is merely a disease.

Tags: Disease, Honor, Money

Do not they bring it to pass by knowing that they know nothing at all?

Tags: Bring, Knowing, Pass

Hell, covering all with its gloomy vapors, has cast shadows on even the holiest eyes.

Tags: Eyes, Hell, Shadows

How good is God! How sweet his yoke!

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I have everything, yet have nothing; and although I possess nothing, still of nothing am I in want.

Tags: Although, Possess

I have pushed virtue to outright brutality.

Tags: Brutality, Pushed, Virtue

I know the disposition of women: when you will, they won't; when you won't, they set their hearts upon you of their own inclination.

Tags: Hearts, Women, Won

If I could believe that this was said sincerely, I could put up with anything.

Tags: Put, Said, Sincerely

In fine, nothing is said now that has not been said before.

Tags: Fine, Said

Is a faith without action a sincere faith?

Tags: Action, Faith, Sincere

It behooves a prudent person to make trial of everything before arms.

Tags: Arms, Prudent, Trial

It is a maxim of old that among themselves all things are common to friends.

Tags: Friends, Old, Themselves
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Justice in the extreme is often unjust.

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Many a time a man cannot be such as he would be, if circumstances do not admit of it.

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My death, taking the light from my eyes, gives back to the day the purity which they soiled.

Tags: Death, Eyes, Light

Nothing is so difficult but that it may be found out by seeking.

Tags: Difficult, Found, May
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