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
The Russians imitate French ways, but always at a distance of fifty years.
This is the curse of our age, even the strangest aberrations are no cure for...
It is the nobility of their style which will make our writers of 1840 unreadable...
Logic is neither an art nor a science but a dodge.
One can acquire everything in solitude except character.
Beauty is the promise of happiness
Women are always eagerly on the lookout for any emotion.
Love has always been the most important business in my life, I should say the...
People who have been made to suffer by certain things cannot be reminded of them...
The great majority of men, especially in France, both desire and possess a fashionable woman,...
To describe happiness is to diminish it.
Friendship has its illusions no less than love.
This is the curse of our age, that even the strangest aberrations are no cure...
The French are the wittiest, the most charming, and up to the present, at all...
Only great minds can afford a simple style.
All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the...
Politics in a literary work, is like a gun shot in the middle of a...
Power, after love, is the first source of happiness
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
I hope that posterity will judge me kindly, not only as to the things which...