The first qualification for a historian is to have no ability to invent.
Quote by Stendhal
Nothing is so hideous as an obsolete fashion.
A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love.
The French are the wittiest, the most charming, and up to the present, at all...
Never had he found himself so close to those terrible weapons of feminine artillery.
If you think of paying court to the men in power, your eternal ruin is...
The shepherd always tries to persuade the sheep that their interests and his own are...
If you don't love me, it does not matter, anyway I can love for both...
It is the nobility of their style which will make our writers of 1840 unreadable...
Far less envy in America than in France, and far less wit.
Even a very small degree of hope is enough to cause the birth of love.
A forty-year-old woman is only something to men who have loved her in her youth.
The pleasures of love are always in proportion to our fears
All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the...
Mathematics allows for no hypocrisy and no vagueness.
Women are always eagerly on the lookout for any emotion
A novel is a mirror carried along a main road.
People happy in love have an air of intensity.
Pleasure is often spoiled by describing it.
The more one pleases everybody, the less one pleases profoundly.
The pleasures of love are always in proportion to our fears.