Madame De Stael Quotes

Madame De Stael Quotes: The thing that must be preserved in all situations whatever is the reputation of one's character.
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Madame De Stael Quote: O Earth! all bathed with blood and years, yet never / Hast thou ceased putting forth thy fruit and flowers.
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Quotes about Madame De Stael: Of all human sentiments, enthusiasm creates the most happiness; it is the only sentiment in fact which gives real happiness, the only sentiment which can help us to bear our human destiny in any situation in which we may find ourselves.
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Quote about Madame De Stael: [On Italian:] One may almost call it a language that talks of itself, and always seems more witty than its speakers.
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Madame De Stael Sayings: The memories which come to us through music are not accompanied by any regrets; for a moment music gives us back the pleasures it retraces, and we feel them again rather than recollect them.
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Madame De Stael Saying: A Gothic building engenders true religion ... The light, falling through colored glass, the singular forms of the architecture, unite to give a silent image of that infinite mystery which the soul for ever feels, and never comprehends.
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Sayings about Madame De Stael: Kindness and generosity ... form the true morality of human actions.
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Saying about Madame De Stael: The most beautiful landscapes in the world, if they evoke no memory, if they bear no trace of a remarkable event, are uninteresting compared to historic landscapes.
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Madame De Stael Quotes: Liberty is the only idea which circulates with the human blood, in all ages, in all countries, and in all literature - liberty that is, and what cannot be separated from liberty, a love of country.
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Madame De Stael Quote: Every time a new nation, America or Russia for instance, advances toward civilization, the human race perfects itself; every time an inferior class emerges from enslavement and degradation, the human race again perfects itself.
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Quotes about Madame De Stael: The language of religion can alone suit every situation and every mode of feeling.
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Quote about Madame De Stael: There are only two distinct classes of people on this earth, those who espouse enthusiasm and those who despise it.
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Madame De Stael Sayings: The greatest happiness is to transform one's feelings into action.
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Madame De Stael Saying: in Italy, almost at every step, history and poetry add to the graces of nature, sweeten the memory of the past, and seem to preserve it in eternal youth.
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Sayings about Madame De Stael: Whatever efforts one may make, one must revert to the realization that religion is the real basis of morality; religion is the real and perceptible purpose within us, which alone, can turn aside our attention from things. ... The science of morality can no more teach human beings to be honest, in all the magnificence of this word, than geometry can teach one how to draw.
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Saying about Madame De Stael: Between God and love, I recognize no mediator but my conscience ...
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Madame De Stael Quotes: Enthusiasm gives life to what is invisible; and interest to what has no immediate action on our comfort in this world.
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Madame De Stael Quote: What matters in a character is not whether one holds this or that opinion: what matters is how proudly one upholds it.
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