Biography Stendhal (1783 - 1842)

French writer

Also called Henri-Marie Beyle / Stendhal.
Was born on 23 jan 1783.
Died on 23 mar 1842, at 59 years old.
Origin country France
Quotes by Stendhal

Henri-Marie Beyle better known by his pen name Stendhal, was a 19th-century French writer. Known for his acute analysis of his characters' psychology, he is considered one of the earliest and foremost practitioners of realism in his two novels Le Rouge et le Noir (The Red and the Black, 1830) and La Chartreuse de Parme (The Charterhouse of Parma, 1839).
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Quotes Stendhal


Our true passions are selfish.

Quote by Stendhal about pasion

Not being rich makes you happy, but to become rich.

Quote by Stendhal about wealth, happiness, being

Only great minds can afford a simple style.

Quote by Stendhal about genius, style

Power, after love, is the first source of happiness.

Quote by Stendhal about power, happiness, love