He who plays advisor is no longer ambassador.
Quote by Pierre Corneille
Pierre Corneille Quotes
The manner of giving is worth more than the gift.
One ought to have a good memory when he has told a lie.
To vanquish without peril is to triumph without glory.
Each instant of life is a step toward death.
In recounting our woes, we often soothe them.
The man is all class - unfortunately third
I don't know how to defend myself: surprised innocence cannot imagine being under suspicion.
He who is hated by all can not expect to live long.
It takes good memory to keep up a lie.
We never taste a perfect joy; our happiest successes are mixed with sadness.
Treachery is noble when aimed at tyranny.
I have deserved neither so much honor or so much disgrace.
The subject of a good tragedy must not be realistic.
Oh rage! Oh despair! Oh age, my enemy!
Here honor binds me, and I wish to satisfy it.
Brave men are brave from the very first.
Master of the universe but not of myself, I am the only rebel against my...
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
I can be forced to live without happiness, but I will never consent to live...
A true king is neither husband nor father; he considers his throne and nothing else.