Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne Quotes

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Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne Quotes

Gloom and sadness are poison to us, and the origin of hysterics. You are right in thinking that this disease is in the imagination; you have defined it perfectly; it is vexation which causes it to spring up, and fear that supports it.
— Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne —

Faith creates the virtues in which it believes.

— Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne

I know of no sorrow greater than that occasioned by a delay of the post.

— Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne

Oh Dear! How unfortunate I am not to have anyone to weep with!

— Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne

Long journeys are strange things: if we were always to continue in the same mind we are in at the end of a journey, we should never stir from the place we were then in: but Providence in kindness to us causes us to forget it. It is much the same with lying-in women. Heaven permits this forgetfulness that the world may be peopled, and that folks may take journeys to Provence.

— Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne

There are twelve hours in the day, and above fifty in the night.

— Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne

We are never satisfied with having done well; and in endeavoring to do better, we do much worse.

— Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne

It is not always sorrow that opens the fountains of the eyes ...

— Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne

When I step into this library, I cannot understand why I ever step out of it.

— Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne

It is the fine rain that soaks us through.

— Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne

The human heart will never wrinkle

— Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne

Death makes us all equal ...

— Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne

I pity those who have no taste for reading ...

— Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne

It is a disgraceful thing to be ignorant ...

— Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne

The world has no long injustices.

— Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne

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.

— Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne

It is day by day that we go forward; today we are as we were yesterday and tomorrow we shall be like ourselves today. So we go on without being aware of it, and this is one of the miracles of Providence that I so love.

— Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne

The heart never becomes wrinkled.

— Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne

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

— Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne

There is nobody who is not dangerous for someone.

— Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne

There is no one who does not represent a danger to someone.

— Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne

Ah, what a grudge I owe physicians! what mummery is their art!

— Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne

It is freezing fit to split a stone.

— Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne

Happiness, like misfortunes, never comes alone.

— Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne

Fortune is always on the side of the largest battalions.

— Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne

When we reckon without Providence, we must frequently reckon twice.

— Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne

Good and evil travel on the same road, but they leave different impressions.

— Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne

Matrimony is a very dangerous disorder; I had rather drink.

— Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne

There are some people who never acknowledge themselves in the wrong; God help them!

— Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne

We like no noise unless we make it ourselves.

— Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne

In all nations truth is the most sublime, the most simple, the most difficult, and yet the most natural thing.

— Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sevigne

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