Stendhal Quote


Stendhal
Source/Notes:
Fragments, sec. 10 - De L'Amour (On Love) (1822)
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It is better to have a prosaic husband and to take a romantic lover.  - Stendhal
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Stendhal
Source/Notes:
Variant: "People who are happy in love have a look of profound concentration" - De L'Amour (On Love) (1822), Fragments, No. 42, "Dresden, 1818"

Stendhal
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Born: January 23, 1783

Died: March 23, 1842 (aged 59)

Nationality: French

Occupation: Writer

Bio: Marie-Henri Beyle, better known by his pen name Stendhal, was a 19th-century French writer. Known for his acute analysis of his characters' psychology, he is considered one of the earliest and foremost practitioners of realism in his two novels Le Rouge et le Noir and La Chartreuse de Parme.

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