Jean Racine Quotes

Top 94 wise famous quotes and sayings by Jean Racine

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Jean Racine quotes: A benefit cited by way of reproach is equivalent to an injury. A benefit cited by way of reproach is equivalent to an injury.
Jean Racine quotes: Can a faith that does nothing be called sincere? Can a faith that does nothing be called sincere?
Jean Racine quotes: To repair the irreparable ravages of time. To repair the irreparable ravages of time.
Jean Racine quotes: My only hope lies in my despair. My only hope lies in my despair.
Jean Racine quotes: And do you count for nothing God who fights for us? And do you count for nothing God who fights for us?
Jean Racine quotes: Without money honor is merely a disease. Without money honor is merely a disease.
Jean Racine quotes: Wrinkles on the brow are the imprints of exploits. Wrinkles on the brow are the imprints of exploits.
Jean Racine quotes: Life is a comedy to those who think, a tragedy to those who feel. Life is a comedy to those who think, a tragedy to those who feel.
Jean Racine quotes: And forever goodbye! Forever! Oh, Sir, can you imagine how dreadful this cruel word sounds when one loves? And forever goodbye! Forever! Oh, Sir, can you imagine how dreadful this cruel word sounds when one loves?
Jean Racine quotes: Me, rule? Me, place the State under my law, when my feeble reason no longer rules even myself! Me, rule? Me, place the State under my law, when my feeble reason no longer rules even myself!
Jean Racine quotes: The principal rule of art is to please and to move. All the other rules were created to achieve this first one. The principal rule of art is to please and to move. All the other rules were created to achieve this first one.
Jean Racine quotes: Innocence has nothing to dread. Innocence has nothing to dread.
Jean Racine quotes: In fine, nothing is said now that has not been said before. In fine, nothing is said now that has not been said before.
Jean Racine quotes: The part I remember best is the beginning. The part I remember best is the beginning.
Jean Racine quotes: I know the disposition of women: when you will, they won't; when you won't, they set their hearts upon you of their own inclination. I know the disposition of women: when you will, they won't; when you won't, they set their hearts upon you of their own inclination.
Jean Racine quotes: If I could believe that this was said sincerely, I could put up with anything. If I could believe that this was said sincerely, I could put up with anything.
Jean Racine quotes: Henceforth the majesty of God revere;Fear Him, and you have nothing else to fear. Henceforth the majesty of God revere;Fear Him, and you have nothing else to fear.
Jean Racine quotes: Often it is fatal to live too long. Often it is fatal to live too long.
Jean Racine quotes: Do you think you can be righteous and holy with impunity? Do you think you can be righteous and holy with impunity?
Jean Racine quotes: Is a faith without action a sincere faith? Is a faith without action a sincere faith?
Jean Racine quotes: How good is God! How sweet his yoke! How good is God! How sweet his yoke!
Jean Racine quotes: It is a maxim of old that among themselves all things are common to friends. It is a maxim of old that among themselves all things are common to friends.
Jean Racine quotes: The face of tyranny Is always mild at first. The face of tyranny Is always mild at first.
Jean Racine quotes: Honor, without money, is a mere malady. Honor, without money, is a mere malady.
Jean Racine quotes: Extreme justice is often injustice. Extreme justice is often injustice.
Jean Racine quotes: The day is not purer than the depths of my heart. The day is not purer than the depths of my heart.
Jean Racine quotes: He who will travel far spares his steed. He who will travel far spares his steed.
Jean Racine quotes: The heart that can no longer love passionately must with fury hate. The heart that can no longer love passionately must with fury hate.
Jean Racine quotes: There are no secrets that time does not reveal. There are no secrets that time does not reveal.
Jean Racine quotes: Flight is lawful, when one flies from tyrants. Flight is lawful, when one flies from tyrants.
Jean Racine quotes: Too much virtue can be criminal. Too much virtue can be criminal.
Jean Racine quotes: You who love wild passions, flee the holy austerity of my pleasures. All here breathes of God, peace and truth. You who love wild passions, flee the holy austerity of my pleasures. All here breathes of God, peace and truth.
Jean Racine quotes: Some smaller crimes always precede the great crimes. Some smaller crimes always precede the great crimes.
Jean Racine quotes: Sir, that much prudence calls for too much worry; I cannot foresee misfortunes so far away. Sir, that much prudence calls for too much worry; I cannot foresee misfortunes so far away.
Jean Racine quotes: I loved you when you were unfaithful; what would I have done if you were true? I loved you when you were unfaithful; what would I have done if you were true?
Jean Racine quotes: The feeling of mistrust is always the last which a great mind acquires. The feeling of mistrust is always the last which a great mind acquires.
Jean Racine quotes: Ah, why can't I know if I love, or if I hate? Ah, why can't I know if I love, or if I hate?
Jean Racine quotes: I have everything, yet have nothing; and although I possess nothing, still of nothing am I in want. I have everything, yet have nothing; and although I possess nothing, still of nothing am I in want.
Jean Racine quotes: I embrace my rival, but only to strangle him. I embrace my rival, but only to strangle him.
Jean Racine quotes: 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. 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.
Jean Racine quotes: Have there ever been more submissive slaves? Adoring, even in their irons, the God who punishes them. Have there ever been more submissive slaves? Adoring, even in their irons, the God who punishes them.
Jean Racine quotes: A single word often betrays a great design. A single word often betrays a great design.
Jean Racine quotes: He who has far to ride spares his horse. He who has far to ride spares his horse.
Jean Racine quotes: The glory of my name increases my shame. Less known by mortals, I could better escape their eyes. The glory of my name increases my shame. Less known by mortals, I could better escape their eyes.
Jean Racine quotes: Small crimes always precedes great ones. Small crimes always precedes great ones.
Jean Racine quotes: Vice, like virtue, Grows in small steps, and no true innocence Can ever fall at once to deepest guilt. Vice, like virtue, Grows in small steps, and no true innocence Can ever fall at once to deepest guilt.
Jean Racine quotes: It behooves a prudent person to make trial of everything before arms. It behooves a prudent person to make trial of everything before arms.
Jean Racine quotes: Many a time a man cannot be such as he would be, if circumstances do not admit of it. Many a time a man cannot be such as he would be, if circumstances do not admit of it.
Jean Racine quotes: I can hear those glances that you think are silent. I can hear those glances that you think are silent.
Jean Racine quotes: Disagreeable suspicions are usually the fruits of a second marriage. Disagreeable suspicions are usually the fruits of a second marriage.
Jean Racine quotes: Hippolytus can feel, and feels nothing for me! Hippolytus can feel, and feels nothing for me!
Jean Racine quotes: There may be guilt when there is too much virtue. There may be guilt when there is too much virtue.
Jean Racine quotes: Hell, covering all with its gloomy vapors, has cast shadows on even the holiest eyes. Hell, covering all with its gloomy vapors, has cast shadows on even the holiest eyes.
Jean Racine quotes: The faith that acts not, is it truly faith? The faith that acts not, is it truly faith?
Jean Racine quotes: I am a man, and nothing that concerns a man do I deem a matter of indifference to me. I am a man, and nothing that concerns a man do I deem a matter of indifference to me.
Jean Racine quotes: I felt for my crime a just terror; I looked on my life with hate, and my passion with horror. I felt for my crime a just terror; I looked on my life with hate, and my passion with horror.
Jean Racine quotes: Do not they bring it to pass by knowing that they know nothing at all? Do not they bring it to pass by knowing that they know nothing at all?
Jean Racine quotes: None love, but they who wish to love. None love, but they who wish to love.
Jean Racine quotes: Nothing is so difficult but that it may be found out by seeking. Nothing is so difficult but that it may be found out by seeking.
Jean Racine quotes: My death, taking the light from my eyes, gives back to the day the purity which they soiled. My death, taking the light from my eyes, gives back to the day the purity which they soiled.
Jean Racine quotes: It's no longer a warmth hidden in my veins: it's Venus entire and whole fastening on her prey. It's no longer a warmth hidden in my veins: it's Venus entire and whole fastening on her prey.
Jean Racine quotes: Thank the Gods! My misery exceeds all my hopes! Thank the Gods! My misery exceeds all my hopes!
Jean Racine quotes: I have loved him too much not to hate I have loved him too much not to hate
Jean Racine quotes: The crime of a mother is a heavy burden. The crime of a mother is a heavy burden.
Jean Racine quotes: When will the veil be lifted that casts so black a night over the universe? God of Israel, lift at last the gloom: For how long will you be hidden? When will the veil be lifted that casts so black a night over the universe? God of Israel, lift at last the gloom: For how long will you be hidden?
Jean Racine quotes: According as the man is, so must you humour him. According as the man is, so must you humour him.