Who is Marie Henri Beyle?

  • (noun): French writer whose novels were the first to feature psychological analysis of the character (1783-1842).
    Synonyms: Stendhal

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    Never had he found himself so close to those terrible weapons of feminine artillery.
    Stendhal [Marie Henri Beyle] (1783–1842)

    Because one has little fear of shocking vanity in Italy, people adopt an intimate tone very quickly and discuss personal things.
    Stendhal [Marie Henri Beyle] (1783–1842)

    This is the curse of our age, even the strangest aberrations are no cure for boredom.
    Stendhal [Marie Henri Beyle] (1783–1842)

    A miracle is the violation of mathematical, divine, immutable, eternal laws. By this very statement, a miracle is a contradiction in terms. A law cannot be immutable and violable at the same time.... God cannot do anything without reason; so what reason could make him temporarily disfigure his own handiwork?
    Voltaire [Fran├žois Marie Arouet] (1694–1778)

    Science is facts. Just as houses are made of stones, so is science made of facts. But a pile of stones is not a house and a collection of facts is not necessarily science.
    —Jules Henri Poincare (1854–1912)