Madame de Stael Quotes

The sense of this word among the Greeks affords the noblest definition of it.. view

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Sow good services: sweet remembrances will grow from them... view

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Wit lies in recognizing the resemblance among things which differ and the difference between things which are alike... view

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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... view

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We cease loving ourselves if no one loves us... view

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The human mind always makes progress, but it is a progress in spirals... view

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The mystery of existence is the connection between our faults and our misfortunes... view

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Speech happens to not be his language... view

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The voice of conscience is so delicate that it is easy to stifle it.. view

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To be totally understanding makes one very indulgent... view

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To understand everything makes one very indulgent... view

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Search for the truth is the noblest occupation of man.. view

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The more I see of men the more I like dogs... view

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Innocence in genius, and candor in power, are both noble qualities... view

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Scientific progress makes moral progress a necessity.. view

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One must choose in life between boredom and suffering... view

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The greatest happiness is to transform one's feelings into action... view

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A man must know how to fly in the face of opinion.. view

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A religious life is a struggle and not a hymn... view

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In matters of the heart, nothing is true except the improbable... view

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Love is a symbol of eternity. It wipes out all sense of time, destroying all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end... view

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Love is the whole history of a woman's life, it is but an episode in a man's... view

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Men err from selfishness.. view

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Politeness is the art of choosing among your thoughts... view

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Prayer is more than meditation. In meditation, the source of strength is one's self. When one prays, he goes to a source of strength greater than his own... view

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Genius is essentially creative.. view

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