Mathematics allows for no hypocrisy and no vagueness.
Quote by Stendhal
The pleasures of love are always in proportion to our fears.
Nothing is so hideous as an obsolete fashion.
The more a race is governed by its passions, the less it has acquired the...
People happy in love have an air of intensity.
People who have been made to suffer by certain things cannot be reminded of them...
One can acquire everything in solitude - except character.
All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the...
Far less envy in America than in France, and far less wit.
One can acquire everything in solitude except character.
Women are always eagerly on the lookout for any emotion
This is the curse of our age, that even the strangest aberrations are no cure...
Even a very small degree of hope is enough to cause the birth of love.
If you think of paying court to the men in power, your eternal ruin is...
A novel is a mirror carried along a main road.
The French are the wittiest, the most charming, and up to the present, at all...
Pleasure is often spoiled by describing it.
The shepherd always tries to persuade the sheep that their interests and his own are...
The first qualification for a historian is to have no ability to invent.
Prudery is a kind of avarice, the worst of all.
Love has always been the most important business in my life, I should say the...