Anne Louise Germaine de Stael

1766 - 1817

A Quote by Madame Anne Louise Germaine de Staël on understanding and forgiveness

To understand all is to forgive all.

Anne Louise Germaine de Stael (1766 - 1817)

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A Quote by Madame Anne Louise Germaine de Staël on dogs and men

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The more I see of men the more I like dogs.

Anne Louise Germaine de Stael (1766 - 1817)

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A Quote by Madame Anne Louise Germaine de Staël on earth, heaven, hope, imagination, immortality, love, and nature

When at eve, at the bounding of the landscape, the heavens appear to recline so slowly on the earth, imagination pictures beyond the horizon an asylum of hope, - a native land of love; and nature seems silently to repeat that man is immortal.

Anne Louise Germaine de Stael (1766 - 1817)

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A Quote by Madame Anne Louise Germaine de Staël on mind and progress

The human mind always makes progress, but it is a progress in spirals.

Anne Louise Germaine de Stael (1766 - 1817)

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A Quote by Madame Anne Louise Germaine de Staël on art

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Politeness is the art of choosing among your thoughts.

Anne Louise Germaine de Stael (1766 - 1817)

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A Quote by Madame Anne Louise Germaine de Staël on tolerance and understanding

To understand everything makes one tolerant.

Anne Louise Germaine de Stael (1766 - 1817)

Source: Corinne, 1807

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A Quote by Madame Anne Louise Germaine de Staël on enthusiasm and god

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

Anne Louise Germaine de Stael (1766 - 1817)

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A Quote by Madame Anne Louise Germaine de Staël on boredom and life

One must choose in life between boredom and torment.

Anne Louise Germaine de Stael (1766 - 1817)

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A Quote by Madame Anne Louise Germaine de Staël on clarity, conscience, impossibility, and mistakes

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.

Anne Louise Germaine de Stael (1766 - 1817)

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