Madeleine de Scudery Quotes

Men should keep their eyes wide open before marriage, and half-shut afterwards.

Love makes the greatest pleasures and most sensitive misfortunes of life.

It is more important to have self-respect than to gain respect from others.

A jealous man always finds more than he is looking for.

The only rose without thorns is friendship.

Love is a capricious creature which desires everything and can be contented with almost nothing.

Love makes mutes of those who habitually speak most fluently.

Love makes life’s sweetest pleasures and worst misfortunes.

The virtue which has never been attacked by temptation is deserving of no monument.