The more one pleases everybody, the less one pleases profoundly.
Quote by Stendhal
A forty-year-old woman is only something to men who have loved her in her youth.
Logic is neither an art nor a science but a dodge
Pleasure is often spoiled by describing it.
It is the nobility of their style which will make our writers of 1840 unreadable...
Never had he found himself so close to those terrible weapons of feminine artillery.
The shepherd always tries to persuade the sheep that their interests and his own are...
The pleasures of love are always in proportion to our fears
The Russians imitate French ways, but always at a distance of fifty years.
A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love.
Women are always eagerly on the lookout for any emotion.
Beauty is the promise of happiness
Mathematics allows for no hypocrisy and no vagueness.
Even a very small degree of hope is enough to cause the birth of love.
Politics in a literary work, is like a gun shot in the middle of a...
The great majority of men, especially in France, both desire and possess a fashionable woman,...
If you think of paying court to the men in power, your eternal ruin is...
Our true passions are selfish.
The man of genius is he and he alone who finds such joy in his...
Genius is the gold in the mine; talent is the miner who works and brings...
He whose wisdom exceeds his works, to what may he be likened? To a tree...