MolièreMolière, [Jean-Baptiste Poquelin] (1622-1673) French playwright

Molière Quote

“If everyone were clothed with integrity, if every heart were just, frank, kindly, the other virtues would be well-nigh useless, since their chief purpose is to make us bear with patience the injustice of our fellows.”

~ Molière

Le Misanthrope

Ratings and Comments

Mike, Norwalk

I think more word salad than not. There has to be bad to know the good, light to know darkness, etc. Life is not 1 dimensional.

E Archer, NYC

Essentially he is saying that Integrity is one virtue that if embraced by all, would reduce the need for the virtue of forbearance. Uh, yeah...


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