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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
17th century
Place of birth: France

To live without loving is not really to live.

To live without loving is not really to live.



(French, German)

Vivre sans aimer n'est pas proprement vivre.

Zu leben, ohne zu lieben, ist kein richtiges Leben.

See also 

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Where there is love there is life.

To live means to love, but above all, to love life.

Only he who loves something is something; to be nothing and to love nothing are identical.

Quotes for: love


Quotes about love:

Where love rules, there is no will to power and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.

Love, love, all the rest is nothing.

We have need of morality only for want of love.

Intelligence has value only in the service of love.

There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.

Love, and do what you will.

Quotes for: to live


Quotes for: to live

True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.

To live without philosophizing is properly to have one's eyes closed and never attempt to open them.

A person who thinks all the time has nothing to think about except thoughts. So he loses touch with reality, and lives in a world of illusion.

My trade and art is to live.

You can't live at all, unless you can live fully now.

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly, "one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."


Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, known as Molière also said...

One should eat to live, and not live to eat.

With a smile we should instruct our youth.

Love is a great master. It teaches us to be what we never were.

The defects of human nature afford us opportunities of exercising our philosophy.

I don't know whether it can be or not; but I know well enough that so it is.

All that is not prose is verse; and all that is not verse is prose.

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