Best Quotes by Ninon de L'Enclos (Top 10)

  1. That which is striking and beautiful is not always good, but that which is good is always beautiful.
  2. Love never dies of starvation, but often of indigestion.
  3. If a man needs a religion to conduct himself properly in this world, it is a sign that he has either a limited mind or a corrupt heart.
  4. Never tell a loved one of an infidelity: you would be badly rewarded for your troubles. Although one dislikes being deceived, one likes even less to be undeceived.
  5. Men lose more conquests by their own awkwardness than by any virtue in the woman.
  6. The resistance of a woman is not always a proof of her virtue, but more frequently of her experience.
  7. Actors ought to be larger than life. You come across quite enough ordinary, nondescript people in daily life and I don't see why you should be subjected to them on the stage too.
  8. A man is given the choice between loving women and understanding them.
  9. A woman is more influenced by what she divines than by what she is told.
  10. Today a new sun rises for me; everything lives, everything is animated, everything seems to speak to me of my passion, everything invites me to cherish it.

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