Stéphanie Félicité, Comtesse de Genlis, born Stéphanie Félicité Ducrest de Saint-Aubin

Stéphanie
Félicité, Comtesse de Genlis, born Stéphanie Félicité Ducrest de Saint-Aubin
1746
1830

French Author

Author Quotes

Ugliness, after virtue, is the best guardian of a young woman.

Ah! the spendthrift, love: it gives all and everything with the first sigh!

Familiarity is the most destructive of all iconoclasts.

Friendship should be infinitely more bearable than love

How are we justly to determine in a world where there are no innocent ones to judge the guilty?

In our lonely hours we awake those sleeping images with which our memories are stored, and vitalize them again.

Pride is often a big obstacle for a real greatness

Sensibility cannot be acquired; people are born thus, or they have it not.

It is chiefly through books that we enjoy intercourse with superior minds; and these invaluable communication are within the reach of all.

Author Picture
First Name
Stéphanie
Last Name
Félicité, Comtesse de Genlis, born Stéphanie Félicité Ducrest de Saint-Aubin
Birth Date
1746
Death Date
1830
Bio

French Author