The man of genius is he and he alone who finds such joy in his art that he will work at it come hell or high water.
Quote by Stendhal
A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love.
Nothing is so hideous as an obsolete fashion.
Mathematics allows for no hypocrisy and no vagueness.
Prudery is a kind of avarice, the worst of all.
Even a very small degree of hope is enough to cause the birth of love.
Beauty is the promise of happiness
Pleasure is often spoiled by describing it.
The Russians imitate French ways, but always at a distance of fifty years.
One can acquire everything in solitude - except character.
Only great minds can afford a simple style.
The first qualification for a historian is to have no ability to invent
It is the nobility of their style which will make our writers of 1840 unreadable...
One can acquire everything in solitude except character.
The more a race is governed by its passions, the less it has acquired the...
I think no woman I have had ever gave me so sweet a moment, or...
People who have been made to suffer by certain things cannot be reminded of them...
To describe happiness is to diminish it.
Women are always eagerly on the lookout for any emotion.
Far less envy in America than in France, and far less wit.
The French are the wittiest, the most charming, and up to the present, at all...