Stendhal Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old stendhal quotes, stendhal sayings, and stendhal proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


In love, unlike most other passions, the recollection of what you have had and lost is always better than what you can hope for in the future.     

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A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love.     

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Mathematics allows for no hypocrisy and no vagueness.     

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Only great minds can afford a simple style.     

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Live simply so that others may simply live.     

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Only great minds can afford a simple style.     

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Life is too short, and the time we waste in yawning never can be regained.     

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Beauty is the promise of happiness.     

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After moral poisoning, one requires physical remedies and a bottle of champagne.     

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Life is too short, and the time we waste in yawning never can be regained.     

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A good book is an event in my life.     

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Only great minds can afford a simple style.     

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Mathematics allows for no hypocrisy and no vagueness.     

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The pleasures of love are always in proportion to our fears.     

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This is the curse of our age, even the strangest aberrations are no cure for boredom.     

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What is really beautiful must always be true.     

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The shepherd always tries to persuade the sheep that their interests and his own are the same.     

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Only great minds can afford a simple style.      

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