Quotes by Pierre Corneille

A good memory is needed after one has lied.
– Pierre Corneille
All evils are equal when they are extreme.
– Pierre Corneille
Danger breeds best on too much confidence.
– Pierre Corneille
Do your duty and leave the rest to heaven.
– Pierre Corneille
Every man of courage is a man of his word.
– Pierre Corneille
Force is legitimate where gentleness avails not.
– Pierre Corneille
I have deserved neither so much honor or so much disgrace.
– Pierre Corneille
It is a flame which sinks for lack of fuel.
– Pierre Corneille
One often calms one's grief by recounting it.
– Pierre Corneille
The manner of giving is worth more than the gift.
– Pierre Corneille
Those who easily forgive invite offenses.
– Pierre Corneille
He who allows himself to be insulted, deserves to be.
– Pierre Corneille
When there is no peril in the fight there is no glory in the triumph.
– Pierre Corneille
When we conquer without danger our triumph is without glory.
– Pierre Corneille
We never taste happiness in perfection, our most fortunate successes are mixed with sadness.
– Pierre Corneille
To die for one's country is such a worthy fate that all compete for so beautiful a death.
– Pierre Corneille
Peace is produced by war.
– Pierre Corneille
Oh rage! Oh despair! Oh age, my enemy!
– Pierre Corneille
My sweetest hope is to lose hope.
– Pierre Corneille
Master of the universe but not of myself, I am the only rebel against my absolute power.
– Pierre Corneille