The best Quotes by Pierre Corneille

The best Quotes by Pierre Corneille

Pierre Corneille (6 June 1606 – 1 October 1684) was a French tragedian. He is generally considered one of the three great seventeenth-century French dramatists, along with Molière and Racine.

A liar is always lavish of oaths.
To he who avenges a father, nothing is impossible.
This dark brightness that falls from the stars.
We never taste a perfect joy; our happiest successes are mixed with sadness.
We never taste happiness in perfection, our most fortunate successes are mixed with sadness.

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The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
I embrace my rival, but only to strangle him.
Do not they bring it to pass by knowing that they know nothing at all?
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.
There are no secrets that time does not reveal.
Hell, covering all with its gloomy vapors, has cast shadows on even the holiest eyes.
So you're single? In Paris? Now I'm even more jealous. I mean, your life is croissants and sex.
Madeline Wheeler in Emily in Paris - Season 1 Episode 3
I make the most money, I think, in Russia and Paris, for the people of those countries are so willing to be amused, so eager to see something new and out of the ordinary.
If Paris is a city of lights, Sydney is the city of fireworks.
An artist has no home in Europe except in Paris.
Quagmire: "You got to help me. I'm looking for a little boy with red overalls and a yellow shirt."
French Man: "You are looking to buy or to rent?"
Quagmire: "What? No! God! How is Paris considered a classy city?"
French Man: "The buildings are beautiful, the people are trash."
Do you realize this city is laid out in circles? Like they deliberately designed it to confuse us.
Emily Cooper in Emily in Paris - Season 1 Episode 2
Paris seems like a big city, but it's really just a small town.
Camille in Emily in Paris - Season 1 Episode 4
Lies are comforting. Truth is painful.
The bigger the lie, the more people believe in it.
Elrond: "You're making that promise very difficult to keep."
Galadriel: "Were it easy, it would not require trust."
I am someone who tells the truth, I don't make promises I can't keep.
When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life.
When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up.
I wrote down "happy". They told me I didn't understand the assignment, and I told them they didn't understand life.
That's the best revenge of all: happiness. Nothing drives people crazier than seeing someone have a good f*cking life.
There is no good and evil, there is only power and those too weak to seek it.
For there is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.
You are imperfect, permanently and inevitably flawed. And you are beautiful.
Imperfections make someone perfect to me.

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