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Madame de Stael

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A religious life is a struggle and not a hymn
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A religious life is a struggle and not a hymn.
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Without music, life is a journey through a desert.
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Life is a right, not collateral or casual.
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Life is a grand party.
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Life is a journey. When we stop, things don't go right.
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This life is a process of learning.
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Life is a process. We are a process. The universe is a process.
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Life is a mountain of solvable problems, and I enjoy that.
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Life is a matter of really tough choices.
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Sow good services: sweet remembrances will grow from them.
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Genius is essentially creative; it bears the stamp of the individual who possesses it.
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To understand everything makes one very indulgent
MADAME DE STAEL
A religious life is a struggle and not a hymn
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We understand death for the first time when he puts his hand upon one whom we love.
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That past which is so presumptuously brought forward as a precedent for the present, was itself foun...
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We cease loving ourselves if no one loves us.
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Politeness is the art of choosing among your thoughts.
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The more I see of men the more I like dogs.
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The mystery of existence is the connection between our faults and our misfortunes
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Sow good services; sweet remembrances will grow them.
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Search for the truth is the noblest occupation of man; its publication is a duty.
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In matters of the heart, nothing is true except the improbable.
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To be totally understanding makes one very indulgent.
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Love is the whole history of a woman's life, it is but an episode in a man's.
MADAME DE STAEL
One must choose in life between boredom and suffering.
MADAME DE STAEL
Men err from selfishness; women because they are weak.
MADAME DE STAEL
The greatest happiness is to transform one's feelings into action.
MADAME DE STAEL
The human mind always makes progress, but it is a progress in spirals.
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Scientific progress makes moral progress a necessity; for if man's power is increased, the checks th...
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In matters of the heart, nothing is true except the improbable
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The mystery of existence is the connection between our faults and our misfortunes
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A happy accident.
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Strangers are contemporary posterity. [Fr., Les etrangers sont la posterite contemporaine.]
MADAME DE STAEL (BARONNE ANNE LOUISE GERMAINE DE STAEL-HOLSTEIN)
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We cease loving ourselves if no one loves us.
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The sense of this word among the Greeks affords the noblest definition of it; enthusiasm signifies G...
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Sow good services: sweet remembrances will grow from them.
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The desire of the man is for the woman, but the desire of the woman is for the desire of the man.
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A man must know how to fly in the face of opinion; a woman to submit to it.
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The pleasures of the world are deceitful; they promise more than they give. They trouble us in seeki...
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Marriage is a lottery in which men stake their liberty and women their happiness.
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Nothing is more adroit than irreproachable conduct
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Modesty is the chastity of merit, the virginity of noble souls.
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The greatest wisdom consists in knowing one's own follies.
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The true way to soften one's troubles is to solace those of others.
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Never refuse any advance of friendship, for if nine out of ten bring you nothing, one alone may repa...
MADAME DE TENCIN
Instinct is the nose of the mind.
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I'd marry again if I found a man who had 15 million and would sign over half of it to me before the ...
MADAME DE RIEUX
A religious life is a struggle and not a hymn.
MADAME DE STA‘L
Perseverance and audacity generally win.
MADAME DOROTHéE DE LUZY
Do you belong to anyone?" he asked.
"No," she whispered.
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The desire of the man is for the woman, but the desire of the woman is for the desire of the man.
ANNE LOUISE GERMAINE DE STAEL
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ANNE LOUISE GERMAINE DE STAEL
The voice of conscience is so delicate that it is easy to stifle it; but it is also so clear that i...
ANNE LOUISE GERMAINE DE STAEL
We cease loving ourselves if no one loves us.
MADAME DE STAËL
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MADAME SWETCHINE
Rules of society are nothing; ones conscience is the umpire.
MADAME DUDEVANT
We deceive ourselves when we fancy that only weakness needs support. Strength needs it far more.
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Sentiment is the ripened fruit of fantasy
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Repentance is accepted remorse.
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Strength alone knows conflict, weakness is born vanquished.
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Our vanity is the constant enemy of our dignity.
MADAME SWETCHINE
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How easy to be amiable in the midst of happiness and success.
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Much misconstruction and bitterness are spared to him who thinks naturally upon what he owes to othe...
MADAME GUIZOT
We are rich only through what we give; and poor only through we refuse and keep.
MADAME SWETCHINE
Where love and wisdom drink out of the same cup, in this everyday world, it is the exception.
MADAME NECKAR
The ideal friendship is to feel as one while remaining two.
MADAME SWETCHINE
We expect everything and are prepared for nothing.
MADAME SWETCHINE
To love one that is great, is almost to be great one's self.
MADAME NECKAR
Sentiment is the ripened fruit of fantasy.
MADAME BELAZY
We reform others unconsciously when we walk uprightly.
MADAME SWETCHINE
Youth should be a savings bank.
MADAME SWETCHINE
In this world of change naught which comes stays and naught which goes is lost.
MADAME SWETCHINE
The quarrels of lovers are like summer storms. Everything is more beautiful when they have passed.
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Every clique is a refuge for incompetence. It fosters corruption and disloyalty, it begets cowardice...
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MADAME CHIANG KAI-SHEK
Perseverance and audacity generally win!
MADAME DOROTHE DELUZY
Prayer is more than meditation. In meditation the source of strength is one's self. When one prays...
MADAME CHIANG KAI-SHEK
I am convinced that we must train not only the head, but the heart and hand as well.
MADAME CHIANG KAI-SHEK
My good health is due to a soup made of white doves. It is simply wonderful as a tonic.
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It is easier to forgive an enemy than a friend
MADAME DOROTHEE DELUZY
It is easier to forgive an enemy than a friend.
MADAME DOROTHéE DELUZY
We believe at once in evil, we only believe in good upon reflection. Is this not sad?.
MADAME DOROTHé DELUZY
Don't be disquieted in time of adversity. Be firm with dignity and self-reliant with vigor.
MADAME CHIANG KAI-SHEK
There is no shadow of protection to be had by sheltering behind the slender stockades of visionary s...
MADAME CHIANG KAI-SHEK
We write our own destiny; we become what we do.
MADAME CHIANG KAI-SHEK
One crime is everything, two is nothing.
MADAME DOROTHE DELUZY
Women are never stronger than when they arm themselves with their weaknesses
MADAME MARIE DU DEFFAND
All my life through, the new sights of Nature made me rejoice like a child.
MADAME MARIE CURIE
The distance is nothing it is only the first step that costs
MADAME MARIE DU DEFFAND
There is one antidote only for coquetry, and that is true love
MADAME DOROTHEE DELUZY
A coquette is a woman without any heart, who makes a fool of a man that hasn't got any head
MADAME DOROTHEE DELUZY
It is easier to forgive an enemy than a friend.
MADAME DOROTHE DELUZY
We believe at once in evil, we only believe in good upon reflection. Is this not sad?
MADAME DOROTHE DELUZY
We live in the present, we dream of the future and we learn eternal truths from the past.
MADAME CHIANG KAI-SHEK
We believe at once in evil, we only believe in good upon reflection. Is this not sad?
MADAME DOROTHéE DELUZY
The distance is nothing; it is only the first step that is difficult.
MADAME MARIE DU DEFFAND
You cannot hope to build a better world without improving the individuals. To that end, each of us m...
MADAME MARIE CURIE
Shallow men speak of the past; wise men of the present and fools of the future
MADAME MARIE DU DEFFAND
It is easier to forgive an enemy than a friend. -Madame Dorothée Deluzy.
MADAME DOROTHÉE DELUZY
The distance is nothing; it is only the first step that costs. [Fr., La distance n'y fait rien; il...
MADAME MARIE ANNE DU DEFFAND
What more would you have? He has invented history. [Fr., Que voulez-vous de plus? Il a invente l...
MADAME MARIE ANNE DU DEFFAND
Clearness ornaments profound thoughts. [Fr., La clarte orne les pensees profondes.]
LUC DE CLAPIER DE VAUVANARGUES
The fruit derived from labor is the sweetest of pleasures. [Fr., Le fruit du travail est le plus d...
LUC DE CLAPIER DE VAUVANARGUES
An optimist is a man who plant two acorns and buy a hammock.
JEAN DE LATTRE DE TASSIGNY
When a thought is too weak to be expressed simply, it is a proof that it should be rejected.
LUC DE CLAPIER DE VAUVANARGUES
There is nothing one sees oftener than the ridiculous and magnificent, such close neighbors that th...
BERNARD DE BOVIER DE FONTENELLE
Clearness marks the sincerity of philosophers. [Fr., La clarte est la bonne foi des philosophes.]
LUC DE CLAPIER DE VAUVANARGUES
Obscurity is the realm of error. [Fr., L'obscurite est le royaume de l'erreur.]
LUC DE CLAPIER DE VAUVANARGUES
Indolence is the sleep of the mind. [Fr., L'indolence est le sommeil des esprits.]
LUC DE CLAPIER DE VAUVANARGUES
The wicked are always surprised to find ability in the good. [Fr., Les merchants sont toujours sur...
LUC DE CLAPIER DE VAUVANARGUES
Prosperity makes few friends. [Fr., La proserite fait peu d'amis.]
LUC DE CLAPIER DE VAUVANARGUES
It is difficult to esteem a man as highly as he would wish. [Fr., Il est difficile d'estimer quelq...
LUC DE CLAPIER DE VAUVANARGUES
Clearness ornaments profound thoughts.
LUC DE CLAPIER DE VAUVANARGUES
The conscience of the dying belies their life.
LUC DE CLAPIER DE VAUVANARGUES
The maxims of men reveal their characters.
LUC DE CLAPIER DE VAUVANARGUES
Absence is to love what wind is to fire; it extinguishes the small, it inflames the great.
ROGER DE RABUTIN DE BUSSY
The maxims of men reveal their characters. [Fr., Les maximes des hommes decelent leur coeur.]
LUC DE CLAPIER DE VAUVANARGUES
It is difficult to esteem a man as highly as he would wish.
LUC DE CLAPIER DE VAUVANARGUES
The fruit derived from labor is the sweetest of pleasures.
LUC DE CLAPIER DE VAUVANARGUES
Prosperity makes few friends.
LUC DE CLAPIER DE VAUVANARGUES
To execute great things, one should live as though one would never die.
LUC DE CLAPIER DE VAUVANARGUES
If the triangles made a god, they would give him three sides.
DE MONTESQUIEU
Hope is the gay skylarking pajamas we wear over yesterday's bruises
DE CASSERES
How intoxicating is the triumph of beauty, and how right it is to name it queen of the universe! Ho...
DE SURIN
To remain virtuous a man has only to combat his own desires; a woman must resist her own inclination...
DE LATENA
I believe there are many dysfunctional families in our community. I am particularly concerned about ...
DE KNUDSON
We wanted the students to recognize and participate in the unique history of Wall. Students should h...
DE HEARN
It is completely unacceptable how patients are treated by some of the staff and something has to be ...
DE LANGE
One of the greatest sources of suffering is to have an inborn sense of honor
DE CASSERES
The more I saw of foreign countries the more I loved my own.
DE DELLOY
Commerce is the cure for the most destructive prejudices.
DE MONTESQUIEU
In republican governments, men are all equal; equal they are also is despotic governments: in the fo...
DE MONTESQUIEU
There is a French saying: ''Love is the dawn of marriage, and marriage is the sunset of love.''
DE FINOD
Many of the students want to come back tomorrow. My hope is to introduce history to all of the stude...
DE HEARN
All bow to virtue, and then walk away
DE FINOD
An original writer is not one who imitates nobody, but one whom nobody can imitate.
DE CHATEAUBRIAND
Women made us lose paradise, but how frequently we find it again in their arms
DE FINOD
Peace is a natural effect of trade.
DE MONTESQUIEU
We would prefer to see a more expedient transfer of properties and the backlog ? being cleared.
DE RAUVILLE
Most of those children don't have one-tenth of the opportunity my children had, and I don't think th...
DE KNUDSON
I am extremely supportive of communities being able to make their own decisions regarding tobacco, a...
DE KNUDSON
It was a good education for the students.
DE HEARN
There has been softening in share prices after March month end.
DE RAUVILLE
Who knows but that hereafter some traveller like myself will sit down upon the banks of the Seine, ...
CONSTANTIN FRANCOIS DE CHASSEBEOUF DE VOLNEY
We would accomplish many more things if we did not think of them as impossible.
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The silly when deceived exclaim loudly; the fool complains; the honest man walks away and is silent...
FRANCOIS DE LA NOUE ("BRAS DE FER")
So far had the pen, under the king, the superiority over the sword. [Fr., Tant la plume a eu sous...
LOUIS DE ROUVROY DUC DE ST. SIMON
Do not hold everything as gold which shines like gold.
ALANUS DE INSULUS (ALAIN DE L'ISLE)
The fashion of liking Racine will pass away like that of coffee. [Fr., La mode d'aimer Racine pass...
MME. MARIE DE RABUTIN-CHANTAL DE SEVIGNE
[The Ottoman Empire] whose sick body was not supported by a mild and regular diet, but by a powerfu...
CHARLES DE MONTESQUIEU (CHARLES-LOUIS DE SECONDAT)
A new maxim is often a brilliant error.
CHRETIEN-GUILLAUME DE LAMOIGNON DE MALESHERBES
The human heart will never wrinkle.
MARIE DE RABUTIN-CHANTAL DE SéVIGNé
When we have not what we love, we must love what we have. [Fr., Quand on n'a pas ce que l'on aime,...
ROGER DE BUSSY-RABUTIN (DE BUSSY)
Love is a fire that burns unseen,
a wound that aches yet isn’t felt,
an always disconten...
LUíS DE CAMõES
The more people you have to ask for permission, the more dangerous a project gets.
ALAIN DE BOTTON
Philosopher, orator, apostle, legislator, warrior, conqueror of ideas, restorer of rational dogmas, ...
ALPHONSE DE LAMARTINE
These things will destroy the human race: politics without principle, progress without compassion, w...
ANTHONY DE MELLO
Never may an act of possession be exercised upon a free being; the exclusive possession of a woman i...
MARQUIS DE SADE
All roads lead to Rome, but our antagonists think we should choose different paths. [Fr., Tous ch...
JEAN DE LA FONTAINE
There's a remedy for everything except death
MIGUEL DE CERVANTES SAAVEDRA
Nothing is more usual than the sight of old people who yearn for retirement: and nothing is so rare...
CHARLES DE SAINT-EVREMOND
To each foot its own shoe. [Fr., A chaque pied son soulier.]
MICHAEL EYQUEN DE MONTAIGNE
They might in the future more than ever before engage in hunting beavers.
SAMUEL DE CHAMPLAIN
When our vices leave us, we flatter ourselves that we are leaving them.
FRANCOIS DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD
He who is not sure of his memory, should not undertake the trade of lying.
MICHEL DE MONTAIGNE
I hasten to laugh at everything for fear of being obliged to weep at it.
PIERRE DE BEAUMARCHAIS
Every one's true worship was that which he found in use in the place where he chanced to be.
MICHAEL EYQUEN DE MONTAIGNE
Wonder is the foundation of all philosophy, inquiry the progress, ignorance the end
MICHEL DE MONTAIGNE
There is no real evil in life, except great pain; all the rest is imaginary, and depends on the li...
MARIE DE SEVIGNE
Benjamin Franklin performed a beautiful experiment using surfactants: on a pond at Clapham Common, h...
PIERRE-GILLES DE GENNES
The hardest thing about being famous is that people are always nice to you.
ROBERT DE NIRO
Old people love to give good advice; it compensates them for their inability to set a bad example.
FRANCOIS DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD
It is necessary above all that the citizens, who have rallied round the constitution, should be assu...
MARQUIS DE LAFAYETTE