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. Stendhal
A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love. Stendhal
Mathematics allows for no hypocrisy and no vagueness. Stendhal
Only great minds can afford a simple style. Stendhal
Live simply so that others may simply live. Stendhal
Only great minds can afford a simple style. Stendhal
Life is too short, and the time we waste in yawning never can be regained. Stendhal
Beauty is the promise of happiness. Stendhal
After moral poisoning, one requires physical remedies and a bottle of champagne. Stendhal
Life is too short, and the time we waste in yawning never can be regained. Stendhal
A good book is an event in my life. Stendhal
Only great minds can afford a simple style. Stendhal
Mathematics allows for no hypocrisy and no vagueness. Stendhal
The pleasures of love are always in proportion to our fears. Stendhal
This is the curse of our age, even the strangest aberrations are no cure for boredom. Stendhal
What is really beautiful must always be true. Stendhal
The shepherd always tries to persuade the sheep that their interests and his own are the same. Stendhal
Only great minds can afford a simple style. Stendhal
The love is similar to fever, she arises and passes irrespective of your will. Stendhal
The pleasures of love are always in proportion to our fears. Stendhal
On a cold morning in winter, a Toscan cigar fortifies the soul. Stendhal
People happy in love have an air of intensity. Stendhal
Half—the most beautiful half—of life is hidden from him who has not loved passionately. Stendhal