Love is the whole history of a woman's life, it is but an episode in a man's.
One must choose in life between boredom and suffering.
A religious life is a struggle and not a hymn.
Frivolity, under whatever form it appears, deprives attention of its power, thought of its originality, and sentiment of its depth.
Innocence in genius, and candor in power, are both noble qualities.
Love is a symbol of eternity. It wipes out all sense of time, destroying all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end.
Men do not change; they unmask themselves.
A man must know how to fly in the face of opinion; a woman to submit to it.
We cease loving ourselves if no one loves us.
Men err from selfishness; women because they are weak.
The more I see of men the more I like dogs.
Sow good services: sweet remembrances will grow from them.
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.