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    jeanne julie eleonore de lespinasse Quotes

    You know that when I hate you, it is because I love you to a point of passion that unhinges my soul.
    — Jeanne Julie Eleonore de Lespinasse
    tags: hate  soul  passion 
     
    I do not comprehend those rules of conduct that make us so content with self and so cold to those we love. I detest prudence, I even hate (suffer me to say so) those duties of friendship which substitute propriety for interest, and circumspection for feeling. How shall I say it? I love the abandonment to impulse, I act from impulse only, and I love to madness that others do the same by me.
    — Jeanne Julie Eleonore de Lespinasse
    I love the abandonment to impulse, I act from impulse only, and I love to madness that others do the same by me.
    — Jeanne Julie Eleonore de Lespinasse
    tags: madness 
     
    Calumny spreads like an oil-spot: we endeavor to cleanse it, but the mark remains.
    — Jeanne Julie Eleonore de Lespinasse
    none but the unhappy are worthy of friends; if your soul had never suffered never could you have entered mine.
    — Jeanne Julie Eleonore de Lespinasse
    tags: soul 
     
    Ah! mon Dieu! how the mind shrinks by loving! it is true that the soul does not, but what can one do with a soul?
    — Jeanne Julie Eleonore de Lespinasse
    tags: soul  true  mind 
     
    nothing is stronger or better founded than the sentiments for which we can give no reason.
    — Jeanne Julie Eleonore de Lespinasse
    You soothe my soul. You fill it with so tender a sentiment that it is sweet to live during the time that I see you.
    — Jeanne Julie Eleonore de Lespinasse
    tags: time  live  soul 
     
    The logic of the heart is absurd
    — Jeanne Julie Eleonore de Lespinasse
    tags: heart  logic  absurd 
     
    I read what I feel, and not what I see.
    — Jeanne Julie Eleonore de Lespinasse
    tags: read 
     
    Oh! you shall see how well I know how to love! I can only love; I know only how to love! With moderate faculties, we can yet do much when we center them on a single object.
    — Jeanne Julie Eleonore de Lespinasse
    Oh! how many times we die before death!
    — Jeanne Julie Eleonore de Lespinasse
    tags: time  die 
     
    I love you as one should, to excess. With folly, delight and despair.
    — Jeanne Julie Eleonore de Lespinasse
    tags: despair 
     
    If you can attain repose and calm, believe that you have seized happiness.
    — Jeanne Julie Eleonore de Lespinasse
    tags: happiness  believe 
     
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