Madame de Sévigné, Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné

Madame de
Sévigné, Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné
1626
1696

French Writer and Aristocrat

Author Quotes

I bet that cell has no idea how much I love her.

It is thus that we walk through the world like the blind, not knowing whither we are going, regarding as bad what is good, regarding as good what is bad, and ever in entire ignorance.

Well, eventually I realized. Should glide above all, and not to entrust ourselves in our thoughts and hearts moods

I cannot tell how much I esteem and admire your good and happy temperament. What folly not to take advantage of circumstances, and enjoy gratefully the consolations which God sends us after the afflictive dispensations which He sometimes sees proper to make us feel! It seems to me to be a proof of great wisdom to submit with resignation to the storm, and enjoy the calm when it pleases Him to give it use again.

It's always nice to start the first attack.

Well, kiss, my baby. If you can, continue to love, it's the only thing that I wish for myself, to reconcile my soul makes. You of course a lot more wish:. A word than a century, everything revolves around you, yourself, for you, is by itself

I dislike clocks with second-hands; they cut up life into too small pieces.

Let's embrace and love: I always say this, because I feel it all the time.

What do you say, dear child, this endless letter? If I wanted to, in advance throughout the morning.

I fear nothing so much as a man who is witty all day long.

Occupation is the best safeguard for women under all circumstances?mental or physical, or both. Cupid extinguishes his torch in the atmosphere of industry.

What's the matter, Miss? Why so sad? For what is more strange is happening to us? We loved each other and now we do not love, loyalty is not a virtue in young people. Wise to forget the past and we talk and behave as before

Ideal beauty is a fugitive which is never located.

Oh, baby, how I want to see a bit, to hear his voice, to kiss, at least in passing, if not otherwise have been possible! Well, in vain, to suppress such thoughts do not know myself. I really miss me, darling:. Agonize my heart and soul so much since we broke apart to feel real physical torture

Why do we discover faults so much more readily than perfections?

If we could have a little patience, we should escape much mortification; time takes away as much as it gives.

Racine will pass away like the taste for coffee.

You ask, my dear child, I still love so much to life. Well, I confess to you, there sure is enough pain and bitterness, but a more terrible death, I give, and I feel so intolerable that it has all come to an end, if I could, happily bounce. I live out of obligation, willy-nilly: No one asked if I wanted to come into this world, then it is time to get out of it, which is a drag, and you wonder how I look? Where? What gate? And when? Under what circumstances? Thousands of torture crucifies, darkened soul die? Or stroke worth? Accident takes out? I'll give that number to God? What can I do for you before the judgment seat? Will my fears I will return to it? Will I feel anything is out of the terror? What do you hope for? Admit one to paradise? Letasz¡tanak to hell? What contingencies! What an agony! No crazier things than the uncertainty but not natural either, and that I live in such folly, very easy to understand. Throughout dizzy these issues, and so horrified of death, that life is not already hate because of the thorns manhandle, but rather because of the death joins. I will say this, I want to live forever. The world did not, but if I had to choose, I prefer to die in my nurse's arms:.'s Been spared a lot of trouble, and are confident and more delivered to heaven, but enough about me

If you are not feeling well, if you have not slept, chocolate will revive you. But you have no chocolate! I think of that again and again! My dear, how will you ever manage?

Reason bears disgrace, courage combats it, patience surmounts it.

You can love as we live, little one, for the most prominent example of self, making life beautiful and enjoyable, not keser¡tsk, do not torture those who love us,. Deadly bed too late to change

If you love someone, above all, to the smallest, each other completely meaningless circumstance it is important:. Told this a thousand times, and it's true

Someone said the other day, do not know if I mentioned this to yourself. Fact that the value of a heart, the best shows you how you can love

Ah! as you say, we should slip over many thoughts and act as though we did not perceive them.

If you take this state for a long time, my life would be nice too,. Sorrows, but soon they come back, it should enjoy it while it lasts

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First Name
Madame de
Last Name
Sévigné, Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné
Birth Date
1626
Death Date
1696
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French Writer and Aristocrat