Madame de Sevigne Quotes

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A devoted friendship is never without anxiety.
— Madame de Sevigne


Ideal beauty is a fugitive which is never located.
— Madame de Sevigne
Providence is always on the side of the big battalions.
— Madame de Sevigne
It is not always sorrow that opens the fountains of the eyes.

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Good and evil travel on the same road, but they leave different impressions.
— Madame de Sevigne

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It is sometimes better to slip over thoughts and not go to the bottom of them.


If we could have a little patience, we should escape much mortification; time takes away as much as it gives.
— Madame de Sevigne
There is no real evil in life, except great pain; all the rest is imaginary, and depends on the light in which we view things.