Aphorisms by author: Alphonse de Lamartine

At twenty everyone is republican.
By theme : Politics Youth
The reason that women are so much more sociable than men is because they act more from the heart than the intellect.
By theme : Behavior Feelings Women
To love for the sake of being loved is human, but to love for the sake of loving is angelic.
By theme : Love
Grief knits two hearts in closer bonds than happiness ever can; and common sufferings are far stronger links than common joys.
By theme : Feelings Relations
There is a woman at the beginning of all great things.
By theme : Women
Sometimes, when one person is missing, the whole world seems depopulated.
By theme : Person
A conscience without God is like a court without a judge.
By theme : Conscience Philosophy Wit
God has placed the genius of women in their hearts, because the works of this genius are always works of love.
By theme : Love Women
Men are misers, and women prodigal, in affection.
By theme : Men Women
Nature has given women two painful but heavenly gifts, which distinguish them, and often raise them above human nature, - compassion and enthusiasm. By compassion, they devote themselves; by enthusiasm they exalt themselves.
By theme : Nature Women
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