The pleasures of love are always in proportion to our fears.
Quote by Stendhal
One can acquire everything in solitude except character.
The more a race is governed by its passions, the less it has acquired the...
All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the...
If you think of paying court to the men in power, your eternal ruin is...
Pleasure is often spoiled by describing it.
Prudery is a kind of avarice, the worst of all.
The man of genius is he and he alone who finds such joy in his...
Women are always eagerly on the lookout for any emotion.
Power, after love, is the first source of happiness.
She had caprices of a marvellous unexpectedness, and how is any one to imitate a...
The shepherd always tries to persuade the sheep that their interests and his own are...
Our true passions are selfish.
What is really beautiful must always be true.
A novel is a mirror carried along a main road.
Only great minds can afford a simple style.
God's only excuse is that he does not exist.
I think no woman I have had ever gave me so sweet a moment, or...
What is it that escapes the observation of poets? What is that act women are...
Perhaps what I do not manage to operate rapidly enough is the passage between the...
Everywhere in the world, men place all or most of the burden of raising children...