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Ninon De L'Enclos quotes: It is strange that modesty is the rule for women when what they most value in men is boldness. It is strange that modesty is the rule for women when what they most value in men is boldness.
Ninon De L'Enclos quotes: Shall I tell you what makes love so dangerous? 'Tis the too high idea we are apt to form of it. Shall I tell you what makes love so dangerous? 'Tis the too high idea we are apt to form of it.
Ninon De L'Enclos quotes: The mind has great advantages over the body; however the body often furnishes little treats ... which offer the mind relief from sad thoughts. The mind has great advantages over the body; however the body often furnishes little treats ... which offer the mind relief from sad thoughts.
Ninon De L'Enclos quotes: Love without desire is a delusion: it does not exist in nature. Love without desire is a delusion: it does not exist in nature.
Ninon De L'Enclos quotes: After the age of eighty, all contemporaries are friends. After the age of eighty, all contemporaries are friends.
Ninon De L'Enclos quotes: The joy of a spirit is the measure of its power. The joy of a spirit is the measure of its power.
Ninon De L'Enclos quotes: Firmness is great; persistency is greater. Firmness is great; persistency is greater.
Ninon De L'Enclos quotes: Men lose more conquests by their own awkwardness than by any virtue in the woman. Men lose more conquests by their own awkwardness than by any virtue in the woman.
Ninon De L'Enclos quotes: Indiscretion and wickedness, be it known, are first cousins. Indiscretion and wickedness, be it known, are first cousins.
Ninon De L'Enclos quotes: The secret known to two is no longer a secret. The secret known to two is no longer a secret.
Ninon De L'Enclos quotes: Feminine virtue is nothing but a convenient masculine invention. Feminine virtue is nothing but a convenient masculine invention.
Ninon De L'Enclos quotes: The joy of the mind is the measure of its strength. The joy of the mind is the measure of its strength.
Ninon De L'Enclos quotes: Glances are the first billets-doux of love. Glances are the first billets-doux of love.
Ninon De L'Enclos quotes: What is death, after all? We leave only mortals behind us. What is death, after all? We leave only mortals behind us.
Ninon De L'Enclos quotes: Old age is a woman's hell. Old age is a woman's hell.
Ninon De L'Enclos quotes: A cunning woman is her own mistress because she confides in no one. She who deceives others anticipates deceit, and guards herself. A cunning woman is her own mistress because she confides in no one. She who deceives others anticipates deceit, and guards herself.
Ninon De L'Enclos quotes: That which is striking and beautiful is not always good, but that which is good is always beautiful. That which is striking and beautiful is not always good, but that which is good is always beautiful.
Ninon De L'Enclos quotes: A sensible woman should be guided by her head when taking a husband, and by her heart when taking a lover. A sensible woman should be guided by her head when taking a husband, and by her heart when taking a lover.
Ninon De L'Enclos quotes: Ennui, the parent of expensive and ruinous vices. Ennui, the parent of expensive and ruinous vices.
Ninon De L'Enclos quotes: If God had to give a woman wrinkles, He might at least have put them on the soles of her feet. If God had to give a woman wrinkles, He might at least have put them on the soles of her feet.
Ninon De L'Enclos quotes: A woman should not take a lover without the consent of her heart, nor a husband without the consent of her reason. A woman should not take a lover without the consent of her heart, nor a husband without the consent of her reason.
Ninon De L'Enclos quotes: Equality is the share of every one at their advent upon earth, and equality is also theirs when placed beneath it. Equality is the share of every one at their advent upon earth, and equality is also theirs when placed beneath it.
Ninon De L'Enclos quotes: It takes a hundred times more skill to make love than to command an army. It takes a hundred times more skill to make love than to command an army.
Ninon De L'Enclos quotes: Words really flattering are not those which we prepare but those which escape us unthinkingly. Words really flattering are not those which we prepare but those which escape us unthinkingly.
Ninon De L'Enclos quotes: Love never dies of starvation, but often of indigestion. Love never dies of starvation, but often of indigestion.
Ninon De L'Enclos quotes: The more sins you confess, the more books you will sell. The more sins you confess, the more books you will sell.
Ninon De L'Enclos quotes: Wit is a dangerous talent in friendship. Wit is a dangerous talent in friendship.
Ninon De L'Enclos quotes: Memory is ever active, ever true. Alas, if it were only as easy to forget! Memory is ever active, ever true. Alas, if it were only as easy to forget!
Ninon De L'Enclos quotes: I have always sworn to my lovers to love them eternally, but for me eternity is a quarter of an hour. I have always sworn to my lovers to love them eternally, but for me eternity is a quarter of an hour.
Ninon De L'Enclos quotes: Old age is women's hell. Old age is women's hell.
Ninon De L'Enclos quotes: There is a certain time of life, when we value a good stomach more than the mind ... There is a certain time of life, when we value a good stomach more than the mind ...
Ninon De L'Enclos quotes: Friendship should be in the singular; it can be no more plural than love. Friendship should be in the singular; it can be no more plural than love.
Ninon De L'Enclos quotes: Hatred is nearly always honestrarely, if ever, assumed. So much cannot be said for love. Hatred is nearly always honest
rarely, if ever, assumed. So much cannot be said for love.
Ninon De L'Enclos quotes: There is always a moment in the pyramid of our lives when the apex is reached. There is always a moment in the pyramid of our lives when the apex is reached.
Ninon De L'Enclos quotes: Gossip, like ennui, is born of idleness. Gossip, like ennui, is born of idleness.
Ninon De L'Enclos quotes: It requires infinitely a greater genius to make love, than to make war. It requires infinitely a greater genius to make love, than to make war.
Ninon De L'Enclos quotes: If a man needs a religion to conduct himself properly in this world, it is a sign that he has either a limited mind or a corrupt heart. If a man needs a religion to conduct himself properly in this world, it is a sign that he has either a limited mind or a corrupt heart.
Ninon De L'Enclos quotes: The less heart, the more comfort. The less heart, the more comfort.
Ninon De L'Enclos quotes: The passions do not die out; they burn out. The passions do not die out; they burn out.
Ninon De L'Enclos quotes: There are no perfect women in the world; only hypocrites exhibit no defects. There are no perfect women in the world; only hypocrites exhibit no defects.
Ninon De L'Enclos quotes: Gentleness! more powerful than Hercules. Gentleness! more powerful than Hercules.
Ninon De L'Enclos quotes: We should lay in a store of food, but never of pleasures; these should be gathered day by day. We should lay in a store of food, but never of pleasures; these should be gathered day by day.
Ninon De L'Enclos quotes: Inconstancy is the child of satiety. Inconstancy is the child of satiety.
Ninon De L'Enclos quotes: Soft moonlight and tender love harmonize together wonderfully. Soft moonlight and tender love harmonize together wonderfully.
Ninon De L'Enclos quotes: A man is given the choice between loving women and understanding them. A man is given the choice between loving women and understanding them.
Ninon De L'Enclos quotes: A woman is more influenced by what she divines than by what she is told. A woman is more influenced by what she divines than by what she is told.