The body may fear and tremble, while the mind is calm and courageous, or vice versa.
At fifteen, beauty and talent do not exist; there can only be promise of the coming woman.
I think that if there is a scheme worthy of our kind it is that of human transformations causing the human being to advance toward unknown zones.Deviant since Oct 5, 2006 Core Member until Oct 9, 2020.La bonté n'est pas sans écueils: on l'attribue au caractère, on veut rarement y reconnaître les efforts secrets d'une belle âme, tandis qu'on récompense les gens méchants du mal qu'ils ne font pas.La solitude est certainement une belle chose, mais il y a plaisir d'avoir quelqu'un qui sache répondre, à qui on puisse dire de temps en temps, que c'est un belle chose.How much a mother learns from her child!Alexisbibou fly me to the moon and let me play among the stars.When women love, they forgive everything, even our crimes; when they do not love, they cannot forgive anything, not even our virtues.A man ought not to marry without having studied anatomy, and dissected at least one woman.
The man whose action habitually bears the stamp of his mind is a genius, but the greatest genius is not always equal to himself, or he would cease to be human.
Love has its own instinct, finding the way to the heart, as the feeblest insect finds the way to its flower, with a will which nothing can dismay nor turn aside.
Nature knows nothing but solid bodies; your science deals only with combinations of surfaces.Girls brought up as you were, in a very strait-laced and puritan fashion, always pant for liberty and happiness, and the happiness they have never comes up to what they imagined.Unnamed editor's introduction, Love Ballads of the Sixteenth Century (Shop Roycroft, 1897; reprinted 2006.But reason always cuts a poor figure beside sentiment; the one being essentially restricted, like everything that is positive, while the other is infinite.Mais une chose que je sais, c'est que l'amour le vrai existe, qu'il ne nait pas dans légoïsme, la recherche de ses intérêts propres, mais qu'il nait d'une délicatesse, rencontres femmes dans le 36 d'une spiritualité, de l'attention que l'on porte à l'autre.II La Fille aux yeux d'or (1833) edit See also La Fille aux yeux d'or In Paris the rich encounter wit ready-made, pre-digested science, and opinions already formulated, which excuse them from hand to have wit, science or opinion.Virtue in Provence, in Constantinople, in London, and in Paris bears very different fruit, but is none the less virtue.