But reason does not govern love.
Books and marriage go ill together.
Birth means nothing where there is no virtue.
Beauty without intelligence is like a hook without bait.
As the purpose of comedy is to correct the vices of men, I see no reason why anyone should be exempt.
All which is not prose is verse; and all which is not verse is prose.
All the ills of mankind, all the tragic misfortunes that fill the history books, all the political blunders, all the failures of the great leaders have arisen merely from a lack of skill at dancing.
All right, then: I'm deluded and I'm blind. CLITANDRE.
Ah! What a fine thing it is to know something!
Ah! how annoying that the law doesn't allow a woman to change husbands just as one does shirts.
A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him, and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation.
A lover tries to stand in well with the pet dog of the house.
A learned fool is more a fool than an ignorant fool.