Frasi di Germaine de Staël

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Germaine de Staël

Data di nascita: 22. Aprile 1766
Data di morte: 14. Luglio 1817
Altri nomi:Madame de Staël,Anna Louise Germaine De Stael-Holstein,Anne-Louise-Germaine Staël,Anna Louise Germaine De Stael-Holsteinov,Анна-Луиза Жермена де Сталь

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Anne-Louise Germaine Necker, baronessa di Staël-Holstein, meglio nota con il nome di Madame de Staël , è stata una scrittrice francese di origini svizzere.

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„The evil arising from mental improvement can be corrected only by a still further progress in that very improvement.“

— Anne Louise Germaine de Staël
Context: The evil arising from mental improvement can be corrected only by a still further progress in that very improvement. Either morality is a fable, or the more enlightened we are, the more attached to it we become. The Influence of Literature upon Society (De la littérature considérée dans ses rapports avec les istitutions sociales, 1800) , Pt. 2, ch. 4

„Either morality is a fable, or the more enlightened we are, the more attached to it we become.“

— Anne Louise Germaine de Staël
Context: The evil arising from mental improvement can be corrected only by a still further progress in that very improvement. Either morality is a fable, or the more enlightened we are, the more attached to it we become. The Influence of Literature upon Society (De la littérature considérée dans ses rapports avec les istitutions sociales, 1800) , Pt. 2, ch. 4

„One must, in one's life, make a choice between boredom and suffering.“

— Anne Louise Germaine de Staël
Letter to Claude Hochet (Summer 1800), quoted in J. Christopher Herold, Mistress to an Age: A Life of Madame de Staël (New York: Grove Press, 1958), p. 223 Herold comments: "Her decision was emphatically in favor of suffering, which after all was a pleasure compared to boredom." (p. 224)

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„Madame de Staël thought it was pride in mankind to endeavour to penetrate the secret of the universe; and speaking of the higher metaphysics she said: "I prefer the Lord's Prayer to it all."“

— Anne Louise Germaine de Staël
Sketch of the Life, Character, and Writings of Baroness de Staël-Holstein (1820) by Albertine-Adrienne Necker de Saussure, p. 349; often misquoted as, "I desire no other evidence of the truth of Christianity than the Lord's Prayer."

„Love is the whole history of a woman's life; it is an episode in a man's.“

— Anne Louise Germaine de Staël
A Treatise on the Influence of the Passions (De l'influence des passions, 1796), Section 1, ch. 4

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