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.
Quote by Jean Racine
Jean Racine Quotes
My death, taking the light from my eyes, gives back to the day the purity...
The glory of my name increases my shame. Less known by mortals, I could better...
I have everything, yet have nothing; and although I possess nothing, still of nothing am...
A noble heart cannot suspect in others the pettiness and malice that it has never...
There is nothing so easy but that it becomes difficult when you do it with...
Thank the Gods! My misery exceeds all my hopes!
Is a faith without action a sincere faith?
It behooves a prudent person to make trial of everything before arms.
There are no secrets that time does not reveal.
Love is not a fire to be shut up in a soul. Everything betrays us:...
Too much virtue can be criminal.
I am a man, and nothing that concerns a man do I deem a matter...
According as the man is, so must you humour him.
How good is God! How sweet his yoke!
Do not they bring it to pass by knowing that they know nothing at all?
Justice in the extreme is often unjust.
Many a time a man cannot be such as he would be, if circumstances do...
It is a maxim of old that among themselves all things are common to friends.
Without money honor is merely a disease.
I embrace my rival, but only to strangle him.