Beauty is the promise of happiness
Quote by Stendhal
Nothing is so hideous as an obsolete fashion.
The great majority of men, especially in France, both desire and possess a fashionable woman,...
Logic is neither an art nor a science but a dodge
The man of genius is he and he alone who finds such joy in his...
Power, after love, is the first source of happiness.
If you don't love me, it does not matter, anyway I can love for both...
The pleasures of love are always in proportion to our fears
Our true passions are selfish.
Far less envy in America than in France, and far less wit.
What is really beautiful must always be true.
A forty-year-old woman is only something to men who have loved her in her youth.
One can acquire everything in solitude except character.
The first qualification for a historian is to have no ability to invent
All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the...
The shepherd always tries to persuade the sheep that their interests and his own are...
It is the nobility of their style which will make our writers of 1840 unreadable...
The first qualification for a historian is to have no ability to invent.
Friendship has its illusions no less than love.
Friendship doubles our joy and divides our grief.
Your worst enemy could be your best friend, and your best friend your worst enemy.