The shepherd always tries to persuade the sheep that their interests and his own are the same.
Quote by Stendhal
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The first qualification for a historian is to have no ability to invent.
The French are the wittiest, the most charming, and up to the present, at all...
All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the...
She had caprices of a marvellous unexpectedness, and how is any one to imitate a...
People happy in love have an air of intensity.
Logic is neither an art nor a science but a dodge.
Prudery is a kind of avarice, the worst of all.
The more one pleases everybody, the less one pleases profoundly.
Our true passions are selfish.
The great majority of men, especially in France, both desire and possess a fashionable woman,...
A novel is a mirror carried along a main road.
To describe happiness is to diminish it.
God's only excuse is that he does not exist.
Women are always eagerly on the lookout for any emotion.
Mathematics allows for no hypocrisy and no vagueness.
One can acquire everything in solitude - except character.
The first duty of love is to listen.
True solitude is a din of birdsong, seething leaves, whirling colors, or a clamor of...