"All the ills of mankind, all the tragic misfortunes that fill the history books, all the political blunders, all the failures of the great leaders have arisen merely from a lack of skill at dancing."
"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."Moliere on Confucius
"The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew."Moliere on Abraham Lincoln
"A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history."Moliere on Mahatma Gandhi
"The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have little."Moliere on Franklin D. Roosevelt
"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."Moliere on Thomas Jefferson
"A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him, and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation."
"The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit."
"Ah! how annoying that the law doesn't allow a woman to change husbands just as one does shirts."
"There are pretenders to piety as well as to courage."
"Some of the most famous books are the least worth reading. Their fame was due to their having done something that needed to be doing in their day. The work is done and the virtue of the book has expired."