Quotation by Molière

Reasoning is the pastime of my whole household, and all this reasoning has driven out Reason.
Molière [Jean Baptiste Poquelin] (1622–1673), French comic playwright. Chrysale, in The Learned Ladies (Les Femmes Savantes), act 2, sc. 7 (1672).

Chrysale complains of the intellectual obsessions of his family.
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