One can acquire everything in solitude except character.
Quote by Stendhal
God's only excuse is that he does not exist.
What is really beautiful must always be true.
People who have been made to suffer by certain things cannot be reminded of them...
One can acquire everything in solitude - except character.
Logic is neither an art nor a science but a dodge
People happy in love have an air of intensity.
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
Far less envy in America than in France, and far less wit.
The Russians imitate French ways, but always at a distance of fifty years.
This is the curse of our age, even the strangest aberrations are no cure for...
The pleasures of love are always in proportion to our fears.
Pleasure is often spoiled by describing it.
Politics in a literary work, is like a gun shot in the middle of a...
Never had he found himself so close to those terrible weapons of feminine artillery.
I think no woman I have had ever gave me so sweet a moment, or...
The more one pleases everybody, the less one pleases profoundly.
Love has always been the most important business in my life, I should say the...
The shepherd always tries to persuade the sheep that their interests and his own are...
A novel is a mirror carried along a main road.