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Germaine De Stael Quotes

(1766-1817), French-Swiss Novelist

When a noble life has prepared old age, it is not decline that it reveals, but the first days of immortality.

Category: Age And Aging

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.

Category: Conscience

The desire of the man is for the woman, but the desire of the woman is for the desire of the man.

Category: Desire

The sense of this word among the Greeks affords the noblest definition of it; enthusiasm signifies God in us.

Category: Enthusiasm

Genius is essentially creative; it bears the stamp of the individual who possesses it.

Category: Genius

Love is the emblem of eternity; it confounds all notion of time; effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.

Category: Love

We cease loving ourselves if no one loves us.

Category: Love

A man must know how to fly in the face of opinion; a woman to submit to it.

Category: Public Opinion

Sow good services: sweet remembrances will grow from them.

Category: Service

Wit lies in recognizing the resemblance among things which differ and the difference between things which are alike.

Category: Wit