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Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, known as Molière

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Biography - Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, known as Molière:

French playwright and actor.
Born: 1622 - Died: 1673
Period:
17th century
Place of birth: France
France

Quote

One should eat to live, and not live to eat.
Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, known as Molière - The Miser




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Il faut manger pour vivre et non pas vivre pour manger.”
Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, dit Molière - L'avare

German
Man isst um zu leben und lebt nicht, um zu essen.”
Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, Molière - Der Geizige




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My trade and art is to live.”
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You can't live at all, unless you can live fully now.”
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"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly, "one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."”
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Man is what he eats.”
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You are going to let the fear of poverty govern you life and your reward will be that you will eat, but you will not live.”
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One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.”
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Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, known as Molière also said...


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To live without loving is not really to live.”
Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, known as Molière
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Love is a great master. It teaches us to be what we never were.”
Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, known as Molière - The School for Wives
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All that is not prose is verse; and all that is not verse is prose.”
Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, known as Molière - Le Bourgeois gentilhomme
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The world, dear Agnes, is a strange affair.”
Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, known as Molière - The School for Wives
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Good heavens! For more than forty years I have been speaking prose without knowing it.”
Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, known as Molière - Le Bourgeois gentilhomme
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On some preference esteem is based;
To esteem everything is to esteem nothing.”

Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, known as Molière - The Misanthrope
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