Stendhal quotes, quotations, poems, phrases, words
famous authors, famous people, famous celebrities
PROFILE | PICTURES | NET WORTH | NEWS | VIDEOS | BIO | | QUOTES
Home > > > Quotes

Quotes / Quotations


Sponsored link:
Stendhal QUOTES / QUOTATIONS
A forty-year-old woman is only something to men who have loved her in her youth.
Quotation of Stendhal
A wise woman never yields by appointment. It should always be an unforeseen happiness.
Quotation of Stendhal
All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the few.
Quotation of Stendhal
Far less envy in America than in France, and far less wit.
Quotation of Stendhal
Friendship has its illusions no less than love.
Quotation of Stendhal
God's only excuse is that he does not exist.
Quotation of Stendhal
I call 'crystallization' that action of the mind that discovers fresh perfections in its beloved at every turn of events.
Quotation of Stendhal
If you don't love me, it does not matter, anyway I can love for both of us.
Quotation of Stendhal
If you think of paying court to the men in power, your eternal ruin is assured.
Quotation of Stendhal
It is the nobility of their style which will make our writers of 1840 unreadable forty years from now.
Quotation of Stendhal
Life is too short, and the time we waste in yawning never can be regained.
Quotation of Stendhal
Logic is neither an art nor a science but a dodge.
Quotation of Stendhal
Love has always been the most important business in my life, I should say the only one.
Quotation of Stendhal
Mathematics allows for no hypocrisy and no vagueness.
Quotation of Stendhal
Never had he found himself so close to those terrible weapons of feminine artillery.
Quotation of Stendhal
One can acquire everything in solitude - except character.
Quotation of Stendhal
Only great minds can afford a simple style.
Quotation of Stendhal
Our true passions are selfish.
Quotation of Stendhal
People happy in love have an air of intensity.
Quotation of Stendhal
People who have been made to suffer by certain things cannot be reminded of them without a horror which paralyses every other pleasure, even that to be found in reading a story.
Quotation of Stendhal
Pleasure is often spoiled by describing it.
Quotation of Stendhal
Politics in a literary work, is like a gun shot in the middle of a concert, something vulgar, and however, something which is impossible to ignore.
Quotation of Stendhal
Power, after love, is the first source of happiness.
Quotation of Stendhal
Prudery is a kind of avarice, the worst of all.
Quotation of Stendhal
She had caprices of a marvellous unexpectedness, and how is any one to imitate a caprice?
Quotation of Stendhal
The first qualification for a historian is to have no ability to invent.
Quotation of Stendhal
The French are the wittiest, the most charming, and up to the present, at all events, the least musical race on Earth.
Quotation of Stendhal
The man of genius is he and he alone who finds such joy in his art that he will work at it come hell or high water.
Quotation of Stendhal
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.
Quotation of Stendhal
The more one pleases everybody, the less one pleases profoundly.
Quotation of Stendhal
The pleasures of love are always in proportion to our fears.
Quotation of Stendhal
The Russians imitate French ways, but always at a distance of fifty years.
Quotation of Stendhal
This is the curse of our age, even the strangest aberrations are no cure for boredom.
Quotation of Stendhal
This is the curse of our age, that even the strangest aberrations are no cure for boredom.
Quotation of Stendhal
What is really beautiful must always be true.
Quotation of Stendhal
Who knows whether it is not true that phosphorus and mind are not the same thing?
Quotation of Stendhal
Women are always eagerly on the lookout for any emotion.
Quotation of Stendhal