Tag: quotation

Jane Austen: Quotations

Jane Austen (1775-1817) “One half of the world cannot understand the pleasures of the other.” Emma, chapter 9 “My idea of good company… is the company of clever, well-informed people who have a great deal of conversation; that is what…

Friedrich Nietzsche: Quotations

Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) “Without music, life would be a mistake.” Twilight of the Idols “A thinker sees his own actions as experiments and questions as attempts to find out something. Success and failure are for him answers above all.” The…

Stendhal: Quotations

Stendhal (1783-1842) “La beauté n’est que la promesse du bonheur.” (Beauty is nothing other than the promise of happiness.) De L’Amour (On Love), Ch. 17.

Virgil: Quotations

Publius Vergilius Maro (70 BC-19 BC) “Omnia vincit amor: et nos cedamus amori.” (Love conquers all things, so we too shall yield to love). Eclogae, 10.69. “Labor omnia vicit improbus et duris urgens in rebus egestas”. (Toil conquered everything, unrelenting…