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Famous Pierre Corneille Quotations

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Quote Left Love is the extra effort we make in our dealings with those whom we do not like and once you understand that, you understand all. This idea that love overtakes you is nonsense. This is but a polite manifestation of sex. To love another you have to undertake some fragment of their destiny. Quote Right
Quote Left After having won a scepter, few are so generous as to disdain the pleasures of ruling. Quote Right
Quote Left When we conquer without danger our triumph is without glory. Quote Right
Quote Left Ambition displeases when it has been sated ... having reached the peak, it aspires to descend. Quote Right
Quote Left Have others fear you, and I will have no fear. Quote Right
Quote Left Master of the universe but not of myself, I am the only rebel against my absolute power. Quote Right
Quote Left Peace is produced by war. Quote Right
Quote Left To win without risk is to triumph without glory. Quote Right
Quote Left How delicious is pleasure after torment! Quote Right
Quote Left He who punishes the vanquished fears not the victor. Quote Right
Quote Left The manner of giving is worth more than the gift. Quote Right
Quote Left He has served me too well; by increasing my power he has stolen it away: he is now my subject only so long as he pleases. Quote Right
Quote Left He who plays advisor is no longer ambassador. Quote Right
Quote Left When there is no peril in the fight there is no glory in the triumph. Quote Right
Quote Left Danger breeds best on too much confidence. Quote Right
Quote Left I would not like a king who could obey. Quote Right
Quote Left Death was to be my glory, but destiny has refused it. Quote Right
Quote Left Such is the caprice of Romans ... who reject kings in name but not in practice, and accept an Emperor mightier than a hundred kings. Quote Right
Quote Left The fate of the State decides theirs: clauses of treaties determine their affections. Quote Right
Quote Left It is the crime not the scaffold which is the disgrace. Quote Right
Quote Left A monarch must sometimes rule even himself: he who wants everything must risk very little. Quote Right
Quote Left He who allows himself to be insulted, deserves to be. Quote Right
Quote Left Each instant of life is a step toward death. Quote Right
Quote Left As master of the universe, need he fear a master? Quote Right
Quote Left He who fears not death fears not a threat. Quote Right
Quote Left I am master of myself as of the universe, so I am; so I wish to be. Quote Right
Quote Left Love lives on hope, and dies when hope is dead Quote Right
Quote Left The people you killed seem to be in excellent health. Quote Right
Quote Left One is often guilty by being too just. Quote Right
Quote Left Be it only for a day, it is still a glory without equal to be master of the world just that day. Quote Right
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