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

Other Great Authors


ARCHITECTURE, n The art of how to waste space.

Philip Johnson

Try everything once except incest and folk dancing.

Sir Thomas Beecham

Better a cruel truth than a comfortable delusion.

Edward Abbey

Thinking to get at once all the gold the goose could give, he killed it and opened it only to find - nothing.

Aesop »

Politeness is one half good nature and the other half good lying.

Mary Wilson Little »