One is happy as a result of one's own efforts once one knows the necessary ingredients of happiness simple tastes, a certain degree of courage, self denial to a point, love of work, and above all, a clear conscience.
Quote by George Sand
Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to...
You learn to like someone when you find out what makes them laugh, but you...
Every historian discloses a new horizon.
I regard as a mortal sin not only the lying of the senses in matters...
There is only one happiness in life: to love and be loved.
Work is not man's punishment. It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure.
Admiration and familiarity are strangers.
There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.
I see upon their noble brows the seal of the Lord, for they were born...
I have no enthusiasm for nature which the slightest chill will not instantly destroy.
Love is more tiring than friendship for it demands continuous proofs
Vanity is the quicksand of reason
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved
One approaches the journey's end. But the end is a goal, not a catastrophe.
The prayers of a lover are more imperious than the menaces of the whole world.
One changes from day to day, and... after a few years have passed one has...
Once my heart was captured, reason was shown the door, deliberately and with a sort...
Life resembles a novel more often than novels resemble life.
The trade of authorship is a violent, and indestructible obsession.
Vanity is the quicksand of reason.