Pierre Corneille

Pierre Corneille

French playwright, representative of classicism
He who allows himself to be insulted deserves to be so; and
insolence, if unpunished, increases!
[Lat., Qui se laisse outrager, merite qu'on l'outrage
Et l'audace impunie enfle trop un courage.]More Pierre Corneille quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Oh, how sweet it is to pity the fate of an enemy who can no longer threaten us!More Pierre Corneille quotes [10/05/2011 01:10:14]
Force is legitimate where gentleness avails not.More Pierre Corneille quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
One is often guilty by being too just.More Pierre Corneille quotes [10/05/2011 01:10:23]
After having won a scepter, few are so generous as to disdain the pleasures of ruling.More Pierre Corneille quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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