Pierre Corneille Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Pierre Corneille quotes, Pierre Corneille sayings, and Pierre Corneille proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

One often calms one's grief by recounting it. Pierre Corneille
The manner of giving is worth more than the gift. Pierre Corneille
Where there is no peril in the fight, there is no glory in the triumph. Pierre Corneille
To win without risk is to triumph without glory. Pierre Corneille
One often calms one's grief by recounting it. Pierre Corneille
Where there is no peril in the fight, there is no glory in the triumph. Pierre Corneille
Flee an enemy who knows your weakness. Pierre Corneille
Deceit is the game of petty spirits, and that is by nature a woman's quality. Pierre Corneille
A liar is always lavish of oaths. Pierre Corneille
Deceit is the game of petty spirits, and that is by nature a woman's quality. Pierre Corneille
The greater the effort, the greater the glory. Pierre Corneille
Just vengeance does not call for punishment. Pierre Corneille
The manner of giving is worth more than the gift. Pierre Corneille
He who despises life is his life's master. Pierre Corneille
It is a crime against the State to be powerful enough to commit one. Pierre Corneille
When obedience is so impious, revolt is a necessity. Pierre Corneille
Do your duty and leave the rest to the gods. Pierre Corneille
Desire increases when fulfillment is postponed. Pierre Corneille
For souls nobly born, valor doesn't await the passing of years. Pierre Corneille
He who has resolved to conquer or die is seldom conquered; such noble despair perishes with difficulty. Pierre Corneille
One half of my life has put the other half in the grave. Pierre Corneille
They who overcome their desires once can overcome them always. Pierre Corneille
Heaven often regulates effects by their causes, and pays the wicked what they have deserved. Pierre Corneille
A first impulse was never a crime. Pierre Corneille
A true king is neither husband nor father; he considers his throne and nothing else. Pierre Corneille
We never taste happiness in perfection, our most fortunate successes are mixed with sadness. Pierre Corneille
Force is legitimate where gentleness avails not. Pierre Corneille
Ambition, having reached the summit, longs to descend. Pierre Corneille
Those who resolve to conquer or die, are rarely conquered Pierre Corneille
Jealousy blinds the stricken heart, and without examining, believes everything it fears.  Pierre Corneille