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Stendhal's Profile

Brief about Stendhal: By info that we know Stendhal was born at 1970-01-01. And also Stendhal is French Writer.

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The more one pleases everybody, the less one pleases profoundly.

Tags: Everybody, Less, Wisdom

To describe happiness is to diminish it.

Tags: Describe, Diminish, Happiness

What is really beautiful must always be true.

Tags: Beautiful, True

Women are always eagerly on the lookout for any emotion.

Tags: Eagerly, Emotion, Women

A wise woman never yields by appointment. It should always be an unforeseen happiness.

Tags: Happiness, Wise, Woman

God's only excuse is that he does not exist.

Tags: Excuse, Exist, God

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.

Tags: Light, Moment, Woman

It is the nobility of their style which will make our writers of 1840 unreadable forty years from now.

Tags: Forty, Style, Writers

Never had he found himself so close to those terrible weapons of feminine artillery.

Tags: Found, Himself, Terrible

Nothing is so hideous as an obsolete fashion.

Tags: Fashion, Hideous, Obsolete

Our true passions are selfish.

Tags: Passions, Selfish, True

Politics in a literary work, is like a gun shot in the middle of a concert, something vulgar, and however, something which is impossible to ignore.

Tags: Ignore, Politics, Work

Prudery is a kind of avarice, the worst of all.

Tags: Avarice, Worst

She had caprices of a marvellous unexpectedness, and how is any one to imitate a caprice?

Tags: Imitate, Marvellous, She

The first qualification for a historian is to have no ability to invent.

Tags: Ability, Historian, Invent

The Russians imitate French ways, but always at a distance of fifty years.

Tags: Distance, Fifty, Ways

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.

Tags: Cannot, Reading, Story

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.

Tags: Great, Men, Woman

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.

Tags: Less, Love, Music

One can acquire everything in solitude except character.

Tags: Character, Except, Solitude
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