charles leconte de lisle quotes

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There should be weeping at a man's birth, not at his death.
If triangles had a god, they would give him three sides.
Brutes are deprived of the high advantages which we have; but they have some which we have not. They have not our hopes, but they ...
It is clear that in a monarchy, where he who commands the exceution of the laws generally thinks himself above them, there is less ...
Vanity is as advantageous to a government as pride is dangerous. To be convinced of this we need only represent, on the one hand, ...
We must have constantly present in our minds the difference between independence and liberty. Liberty is a right of doing whatever ...
The careers of Napoleon and de Gaulle bear comparison, though it is always unwise to take such imposed similarities too far. But n ...
In France, and at the most important period of our history, Catherine de' Medici has suffered more from popular error than any oth ...
You played a party with a prince and Miss de Zuylen. You was shocked, or rather offended, with her unlimited vivacity.
I'm down here all alone, but as happy as a king--at least, as happy as some kings--at any rate, I should think I'm about as happy ...
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