Far less envy in America than in France, and far less wit.
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Prudery is a kind of avarice, the worst of all.
People who have been made to suffer by certain things cannot be reminded of them...
Power, after love, is the first source of happiness.
Pleasure is often spoiled by describing it.
People happy in love have an air of intensity.
All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the...
A wise woman never yields by appointment. It should always be an unforeseen happiness.
The shepherd always tries to persuade the sheep that their interests and his own are...
Women are always eagerly on the lookout for any emotion.
This is the curse of our age, even the strangest aberrations are no cure for...
Women are always eagerly on the lookout for any emotion
Never had he found himself so close to those terrible weapons of feminine artillery.
A novel is a mirror carried along a main road.
One can acquire everything in solitude except character.
The more a race is governed by its passions, the less it has acquired the...
To describe happiness is to diminish it.
One can acquire everything in solitude - except character.
Being solitary is being alone well: being alone luxuriously immersed in doings of your own...
Our observation of nature must be diligent, our reflection profound, and our experiments exact. We...
Solitude is not something you must hope for in the future. Rather, it is a...