The first qualification for a historian is to have no ability to invent
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Power, after love, is the first source of happiness
God's only excuse is that he does not exist.
Friendship has its illusions no less than love.
Women are always eagerly on the lookout for any emotion.
Mathematics allows for no hypocrisy and no vagueness.
Prudery is a kind of avarice, the worst of all.
A wise woman never yields by appointment. It should always be an unforeseen happiness.
One can acquire everything in solitude - except character.
Pleasure is often spoiled by describing it.
Nothing is so hideous as an obsolete fashion.
The French are the wittiest, the most charming, and up to the present, at all...
Women are always eagerly on the lookout for any emotion
This is the curse of our age, even the strangest aberrations are no cure for...
If you think of paying court to the men in power, your eternal ruin is...
The more one pleases everybody, the less one pleases profoundly.
Even a very small degree of hope is enough to cause the birth of love.
Logic is neither an art nor a science but a dodge.
Politics in a literary work, is like a gun shot in the middle of a...
People happy in love have an air of intensity.
A forty-year-old woman is only something to men who have loved her in her youth.