People happy in love have an air of intensity.
Quote by Stendhal
The more a race is governed by its passions, the less it has acquired the...
The man of genius is he and he alone who finds such joy in his...
The great majority of men, especially in France, both desire and possess a fashionable woman,...
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
People who have been made to suffer by certain things cannot be reminded of them...
I think no woman I have had ever gave me so sweet a moment, or...
Nothing is so hideous as an obsolete fashion.
God's only excuse is that he does not exist.
Even a very small degree of hope is enough to cause the birth of love.
The pleasures of love are always in proportion to our fears.
Pleasure is often spoiled by describing it.
Mathematics allows for no hypocrisy and no vagueness.
The French are the wittiest, the most charming, and up to the present, at all...
It is the nobility of their style which will make our writers of 1840 unreadable...
The Russians imitate French ways, but always at a distance of fifty years.
Love has always been the most important business in my life, I should say the...
A novel is a mirror carried along a main road.
What is really beautiful must always be true.
She had caprices of a marvellous unexpectedness, and how is any one to imitate a...