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Read through the most famous quotes from Stendhal

The idea which tyrants find most useful is the idea of God.

— Stendhal


I will never demean myself to speak about my courage," said Julien, coldly, "it would be mean to do so. Let the world judge by the facts.

— Stendhal


Each man for himself in that desert of egoism which is called life.

— Stendhal


I think being condemned to death is the only real distinction," said Mathilde. "It is the only thing which cannot be bought.

— Stendhal


A good book is an event in my life.

— Stendhal

#literature #reading #life

If you don't love me, it does not matter, anyway I can love for both of us

— Stendhal


One can acquire everything in solitude except character.

— Stendhal

#character #everything #except #solitude

After moral poisoning, one requires physical remedies and a bottle of champagne.

— Stendhal

#humor #humor

A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love.

— Stendhal

#birth #cause #degree #hope #small

I am mad, I am going under, I must follow the advice of a friend, and pay no heed to myself.

— Stendhal

#sense #will #friendship

About Stendhal

Stendhal Quotes

Did you know about Stendhal?

He did have influence as a literary critic. In a word in Bologna “crystallization” has not yet begun. [citation needed]
In his works Stendhal "plagiarized" reprised appropriated excerpts from Giuseppe Carpani Théophile Frédéric Winckler Sismondi and others.

Known for his acute analysis of his characters' psychology he is considered one of the earliest and foremost practitioners of realism as is evident in the novels Le Rouge et le Noir (The Red and the Black 1830) and La Chartreuse de Parme (The Charterhouse of Parma 1839). [citation needed].

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