Pleasure is often spoiled by describing it.
Quote by Stendhal
Women are always eagerly on the lookout for any emotion.
Logic is neither an art nor a science but a dodge.
Only great minds can afford a simple style.
I think no woman I have had ever gave me so sweet a moment, or...
If you think of paying court to the men in power, your eternal ruin is...
The more a race is governed by its passions, the less it has acquired the...
The pleasures of love are always in proportion to our fears.
What is really beautiful must always be true.
Mathematics allows for no hypocrisy and no vagueness.
Our true passions are selfish.
A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love.
This is the curse of our age, even the strangest aberrations are no cure for...
Prudery is a kind of avarice, the worst of all.
Power, after love, is the first source of happiness.
It is the nobility of their style which will make our writers of 1840 unreadable...
She had caprices of a marvellous unexpectedness, and how is any one to imitate a...
Beauty is the promise of happiness
The reason we have poverty is that we have no imagination. There are a great...
To me, there are three things we all should do every day. We should do...
If we only wanted to be happy, it would be easy; but we want to...