If you think of paying court to the men in power, your eternal ruin is assured.
Quote by Stendhal
People who have been made to suffer by certain things cannot be reminded of them...
This is the curse of our age, even the strangest aberrations are no cure for...
The more one pleases everybody, the less one pleases profoundly.
Mathematics allows for no hypocrisy and no vagueness.
Politics in a literary work, is like a gun shot in the middle of a...
I think no woman I have had ever gave me so sweet a moment, or...
Women are always eagerly on the lookout for any emotion
Power, after love, is the first source of happiness
The Russians imitate French ways, but always at a distance of fifty years.
To be loved at first sight, a man should have at the same time something...
A novel is a mirror carried along a main road.
Prudery is a kind of avarice, the worst of all.
Our true passions are selfish.
To describe happiness is to diminish it.
Only great minds can afford a simple style.
Pleasure is often spoiled by describing it.
This is the curse of our age, that even the strangest aberrations are no cure...
The first qualification for a historian is to have no ability to invent.
God's only excuse is that he does not exist.
Logic is neither an art nor a science but a dodge.