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anne louise germaine de stael Quotes

Anne Louise Germaine de Stael Quotes

Date of Death: 1817-07-14 (Monday, July 14th, 1817)



    • Love is the whole history of a woman's life, it is an episode in a man's.
    • A man must know how to fly in the face of opinion; a woman to submit to it.
    • Genius is essentially creative; it bears the stamp of the individual who possesses it.
    • To be totally understanding makes one very indulgent.
    • Innocence in genius, and candor in power, are both noble qualities.
    • Wit lies in recognizing the resemblance among things which differ and the difference between things which are alike.
    • 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.
    • The sense of this word among the Greeks affords the noblest definition of it; enthusiasm signifies God in us.
    • We cease loving ourselves if no one loves us.
    • Love is the emblem of eternity; it confounds all notions of time; effaces all memory of begining, all fear of an end.
    • Search for the truth is the noblest occupation of man; its publication is a duty.
    • Sow good services: sweet remembrances will grow from them.
    • The desire of the man is for the woman, but the desire of the woman is for the desire of the man.
    • Men do not change; they unmask themselves.
    • The human mind always makes progress, but it is a progress in spirals.
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