Never had he found himself so close to those terrible weapons of feminine artillery.
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The Russians imitate French ways, but always at a distance of fifty years.
One can acquire everything in solitude except character.
The French are the wittiest, the most charming, and up to the present, at all...
The shepherd always tries to persuade the sheep that their interests and his own are...
The man of genius is he and he alone who finds such joy in his...
Women are always eagerly on the lookout for any emotion.
A wise woman never yields by appointment. It should always be an unforeseen happiness.
Logic is neither an art nor a science but a dodge.
One can acquire everything in solitude - except character.
This is the curse of our age, that even the strangest aberrations are no cure...
Our true passions are selfish.
Nothing is so hideous as an obsolete fashion.
She had caprices of a marvellous unexpectedness, and how is any one to imitate a...
If you don't love me, it does not matter, anyway I can love for both...
Prudery is a kind of avarice, the worst of all.
To be loved at first sight, a man should have at the same time something...
If you think of paying court to the men in power, your eternal ruin is...
The first qualification for a historian is to have no ability to invent.
Mathematics allows for no hypocrisy and no vagueness.
Love has always been the most important business in my life, I should say the...