Stendhal (January 23, 1783 - March 23, 1842)
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Only great minds can afford a simple style.
The pleasures of love are always in proportion to our fears
Friendship has its illusions no less than love.
God's only excuse is that he does not exist
Far less envy in America than in France, and far less wit
Sure, everybody wants 'The Guy' back there. That's just the way it is. It's the way it will always be.
I said this to the Knapp Commission over 25 years ago, ... We must create an atmosphere where the crooked cop fears the honest cop, and not the other way around.
Take the attitude of a student, never be too big to ask questions, never know too much to learn something new.