The more a race is governed by its passions, the less it has acquired the habit of cautious and reasoned argument, the more intense will be its love of music.
Quote by Stendhal
God's only excuse is that he does not exist.
People happy in love have an air of intensity.
The French are the wittiest, the most charming, and up to the present, at all...
Friendship has its illusions no less than love.
It is the nobility of their style which will make our writers of 1840 unreadable...
Power, after love, is the first source of happiness.
To be loved at first sight, a man should have at the same time something...
Never had he found himself so close to those terrible weapons of feminine artillery.
To describe happiness is to diminish it.
Women are always eagerly on the lookout for any emotion
Only great minds can afford a simple style.
Power, after love, is the first source of happiness
Politics in a literary work, is like a gun shot in the middle of a...
Beauty is the promise of happiness
Nothing is so hideous as an obsolete fashion.
A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love.
The more one pleases everybody, the less one pleases profoundly.
The first qualification for a historian is to have no ability to invent.
This is the curse of our age, even the strangest aberrations are no cure for...
Far less envy in America than in France, and far less wit.