Stendhal Quotes

27 Stendhal quotes:

"Far less envy in America than in France, and far less wit"
Author: Stendhal Quotes Category: America Quotes
"God's only excuse is that he does not exist."
"If you don't love me, it does not matter, anyway I can love for both of us."
"Love has always been the most important business in my life, I should say the only one."
"She had caprices of a marvellous unexpectedness, and how is any one to imitate a caprice?"
"Life is too short, and the time we waste in yawning never can be regained."
"People happy in love have an air of intensity."
"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."
"The pleasures of love are always in proportion to our fears."
"The great majority of men, especially in France, both desire and possess a fashionable woman, much in the way one might own a fine horse - as a luxury befitting a young man."
Author: Stendhal Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"God's only excuse is that he does not exist"
Author: Stendhal Quotes Category: Excuse Quotes
"Logic is neither an art nor a science but a dodge."
"Our true passions are selfish."
"The Russians imitate French ways, but always at a distance of fifty years."
"This is the curse of our age, even the strangest aberrations are no cure for boredom."
"What is really beautiful must always be true."
"To describe happiness is to diminish it."
Author: Stendhal Quotes Category: Happiness Quotes
"Far less envy in America than in France, and far less wit."
"Never had he found himself so close to those terrible weapons of feminine artillery."
"The first qualification for a historian is to have no ability to invent."

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