Stendhal quotes

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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 p ...
Since I am a man, my heart is three or four times less sensitive, because I have three or four times as much power of reason and e ...
Friendship has its illusions no less than love.
Great ladies are no more spiteful than the average rich woman; but one acquires in their society a greater susceptibility, and fee ...
She had caprices of a marvellous unexpectedness, and how is any one to imitate a caprice?
This mania of the mothers of the period, to be constantly in pursuit of a son-in-law.
People are less self-conscious in the intimacy of family life and during the anxiety of a great sorrow. The dazzling varnish of an ...
It is difficult to escape from the prevailing disease of one's generation.
The great majority of men, especially in France, both desire and possess a fashionable woman, much in the way one might own a fine ...
Beauty is only the promise of happiness.
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