Only great minds can afford a simple style.
Quote by Stendhal
Beauty is the promise of happiness
One can acquire everything in solitude except character.
The pleasures of love are always in proportion to our fears
Power, after love, is the first source of happiness.
Logic is neither an art nor a science but a dodge
People happy in love have an air of intensity.
Nothing is so hideous as an obsolete fashion.
It is the nobility of their style which will make our writers of 1840 unreadable...
Power, after love, is the first source of happiness
This is the curse of our age, even the strangest aberrations are no cure for...
Women are always eagerly on the lookout for any emotion
All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the...
To describe happiness is to diminish it.
What is really beautiful must always be true.
The shepherd always tries to persuade the sheep that their interests and his own are...
Far less envy in America than in France, and far less wit.
If you don't love me, it does not matter, anyway I can love for both...
Love has always been the most important business in my life, I should say the...
A forty-year-old woman is only something to men who have loved her in her youth.
The Russians imitate French ways, but always at a distance of fifty years.