This is the curse of our age, that even the strangest aberrations are no cure for boredom.
Quote by Stendhal
The more one pleases everybody, the less one pleases profoundly.
The more a race is governed by its passions, the less it has acquired the...
Politics in a literary work, is like a gun shot in the middle of a...
Never had he found himself so close to those terrible weapons of feminine artillery.
A wise woman never yields by appointment. It should always be an unforeseen happiness.
The shepherd always tries to persuade the sheep that their interests and his own are...
Logic is neither an art nor a science but a dodge.
Prudery is a kind of avarice, the worst of all.
Only great minds can afford a simple style.
The French are the wittiest, the most charming, and up to the present, at all...
One can acquire everything in solitude except character.
Pleasure is often spoiled by describing it.
A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love.
To be loved at first sight, a man should have at the same time something...
Nothing is so hideous as an obsolete fashion.
Mathematics allows for no hypocrisy and no vagueness.
God's only excuse is that he does not exist.
The pleasures of love are always in proportion to our fears.
Women are always eagerly on the lookout for any emotion.
The first qualification for a historian is to have no ability to invent.