Madame de Stael - Quotes

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

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

The more I see of men the more I like dogs. ---->>>

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.

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.

The voice of conscience is so delicate that it is easy to stifle it; but it is also so clear that it is impossible to mistake it. ---->>>

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.

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.

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

Scientific progress makes moral progress a necessity; for if man's power is increased, the checks that restrain him from abusing it must be strengthened. ---->>>

We cease loving ourselves if no one loves us. ---->>>

One must choose in life between boredom and suffering. ---->>>

Politeness is the art of choosing among your thoughts. ---->>>

Search for the truth is the noblest occupation of man; its publication is a duty. ---->>>

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

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

A religious life is a struggle and not a hymn. ---->>>

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

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

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

Men err from selfishness; women because they are weak.

Men err from selfishness; women because they are weak.

Genius is essentially creative; it bears the stamp of the individual who possesses it. ---->>>

To be totally understanding makes one very indulgent. ---->>>

Sow good services: sweet remembrances will grow from them. ---->>>

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

That past which is so presumptuously brought forward as a precedent for the present, was itself founded on some past that went before it. ---->>>

The sense of this word among the Greeks affords the noblest definition of it; enthusiasm signifies God in us. ---->>>

When a noble life has prepared for old age, it is not decline that it reveals, but the first days of immortality.

When a noble life has prepared for old age, it is not decline that it reveals, but the first days of immortality.

Wit consists in knowing the resemblance of things that differ, and the difference of things that are alike. ---->>>

The desire of the man is for the woman, but the desire of the woman is for the desire of the man. ---->>>

A man must know how to fly in the face of opinion; a woman to submit to it. ---->>>

Speech happens to not be his language. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: French
Born: April 22, 1766
Birthplace: Paris, France
Die: July 14, 1817
Occupation: Writer
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Anne Louise Germaine de Staël-Holstein (French: [stal]; 22 April 1766 – 14 July 1817), commonly known as Madame de Staël, was a French woman of letters of Swiss origin whose lifetime overlapped with the events of the French Revolution and the Napoleonic era. She was one of Napoleon's principal opponents (wikipedia)