Quotes by Stendhal

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

Stendhal

All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the few.

Stendhal

One can acquire everything in solitude except character.

Stendhal

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I expect nothing. I fear no one. I am free.

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I predict you will sink step by step into a bottomless quagmire, however much you spend in men and money. (On Vietnam War)

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So little done--so much to do.

Cecil John Rhodes Founder of the Rhodes Scholarships, last words, 1902.

Inside yourself or outside, you never have to change what you see, only the way you see it.

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One of the greatest pieces of economic wisdom is to know what you do not know.

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