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Pierre Corneille Quotes

(1606-1684), French Dramatist

Danger breeds best on too much confidence.

Category: Confidence

To conquer without danger is to conquer without glory.

Category: Danger

We triumph without glory when we conquer without danger.

Category: Danger

Do your duty and leave the rest to heaven.

Category: Duty

All evils are equal when they are extreme.

Category: Evil

Force is legitimate where gentleness avails not.

Category: Force

Those who easily forgive invite offenses.

Category: Forgiveness

The manner of giving is worth more than the gift.

Category: Giving

One often calms one's grief by recounting it.

Category: Grief

Happiness seems made to be shared.

Category: Happiness

I have deserved neither so much honor or so much disgrace.

Category: Honor

A liar is full of oaths.

Category: Lies And Lying

Love is a tyrant sparing none.

Category: Love

Peace is produced by war.

Category: Peace

We never taste happiness in perfection, our most fortunate successes are mixed with sadness.

Category: Perfection