If you think of paying court to the men in power, your eternal ruin is assured.
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A novel is a mirror carried along a main road.
If you don't love me, it does not matter, anyway I can love for both...
Only great minds can afford a simple style.
Mathematics allows for no hypocrisy and no vagueness.
To be loved at first sight, a man should have at the same time something...
Politics in a literary work, is like a gun shot in the middle of a...
The first qualification for a historian is to have no ability to invent.
What is really beautiful must always be true.
Love has always been the most important business in my life, I should say the...
Beauty is the promise of happiness
People happy in love have an air of intensity.
One can acquire everything in solitude except character.
A wise woman never yields by appointment. It should always be an unforeseen happiness.
Prudery is a kind of avarice, the worst of all.
All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the...
I think no woman I have had ever gave me so sweet a moment, or...
This is the curse of our age, that even the strangest aberrations are no cure...
The pleasures of love are always in proportion to our fears.
It is the nobility of their style which will make our writers of 1840 unreadable...
She had caprices of a marvellous unexpectedness, and how is any one to imitate a...