The more we love our friends, the less we flatter them; it is by excusing nothing that pure love shows itself.
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Molière. Le Misanthrope. 1666, act 1, sc. 4.
Molière. "The Misanthrope." The Misanthrope, Tartuffe and Other Plays. Translated by Maya Slater. Oxford UP, 2008, act 1, sc. 4.