Stendhal Stendhal Quotes

23 Stendhal Stendhal quotes:

"A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love."
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"Power, after love, is the first source of happiness"
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"The shepherd always tries to persuade the sheep that their interests and his own are the same."
"In love, unlike most other passions, the recollection of what you have had and lost is always better than what you can hope for in the future."
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"A novel is a mirror which passes over a highway. Sometimes it reflects to your eyes the blue of the skies, at others the churned-up mud of the road."
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"Women are always eagerly on the lookout for any emotion"
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"Mathematics allows for no hypocrisy and no vagueness."
"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."
"It is the nobility of their style which will make our writers of 1840 unreadable forty years from now."
"To describe happiness is to diminish it."
Author: Stendhal Quotes Category: Happiness Quotes
"I think no woman I have had ever gave me so sweet a moment, or at so light a price, as the moment I owe to a newly heard musical phrase."
"This is the curse of our age, that even the strangest aberrations are no cure for boredom."
"I call 'crystallization' that action of the mind that discovers fresh perfections in its beloved at every turn of events."
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"The French are the wittiest, the most charming, and up to the present, at all events, the least musical race on Earth."
"Prudery is a kind of avarice, the worst of all."
"A wise woman never yields by appointment. It should always be an unforeseen happiness."
"The first qualification for a historian is to have no ability to invent"
Author: Stendhal Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"Only great minds can afford a simple style."
"Pleasure is often spoiled by describing it."
"Beauty is the promise of happiness."
Author: Stendhal Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes

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