Quotations From PIERRE CORNEILLE

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  • They were more than kings, now they are less than slaves.
    Pierre Corneille (1606-1684), French playwright. Sertorius, in Sertorius, act 4, sc. 1 (1662). Sertorius describes Roman citizens after they had fallen under tyranny.
  • It is hard to hate what one has loved, and a half-extinguished fire is soon relit.
    Pierre Corneille (1606-1684), French playwright. Sertorius, in Sertorius, act 1, sc. 3 (1662).

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