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