Aphorisms by author: Stendhal

A fashionable building will lose its youth in ten years and become obsolete. It will become less unpleasant to the eye in two hundred years when fashion is forgotten.
By theme : Fashion
Even a very small degree of hope is enough to cause the birth of love.
By theme : Love
Our true passions are selfish.
By theme : Egoism Feelings
Not being rich makes you happy, but to become rich.
By theme : Happiness Wealth
Prudery is a kind of avarice, the worst of all.
By theme : Thought Wisdom
Nothing is so hideous as an obsolete fashion.
By theme : Fashion
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
By theme : Beauty Happiness
Only great minds can afford a simple style.
By theme : Art Creativity
Women prefer emotions to reasoning.
By theme : Feelings Reason Women
A wise woman never yields by appointment. It should always be an unforeseen happiness.
By theme : Happiness Wisdom Women
Power, after love, is the first source of happiness.
By theme : Happiness Life
Friendship has its illusions no less than love.
By theme : Friendship Love
The pleasures of love are always in proportion to our fears.
By theme : Love
All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the few.
By theme : Religion
One-half, the finest half, of life is hidden from the man who does not love with passion.
By theme : Life Love Wisdom
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