„The more we love our friends, the less we flatter them;
It is by excusing nothing that pure love shows itself.“

—  Molière, The Misanthrope, Le Misanthrope (1666), Plus on aime quelqu'un, moins il faut qu'on le flatte: À rien pardonner le pur amour éclate. Act II, sc. iv
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Plus on aime quelqu'un, moins il faut qu'on le flatte: À rien pardonner le pur amour éclate.

Le Misanthrope (1666)

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