Stendhal

If you don’t love me, it does not matter, anyway I can love for both of us.

– Stendhal

I think no woman I have had ever gave me so sweet a moment, or at so light a price, as the moment I owe to a newly heard musical phrase.

– Stendhal

One can acquire everything in solitude but character.
– Stendhal

One can acquire everything in solitude except character.
– Stendhal

Even a very small degree of hope is enough to cause the birth of love.
– Stendhal