Stendhal Quotes About Writing

Quotes about: Writing
  • A good book is an event in my life.

    Stendhal (2006). “The Red and the Black: Easyread Edition”, p.3,
  • A novel is like a bow, and the violin that produces the sound is the reader's soul.

    Stendhal (2003). “The Red and the Black”, p.11, Modern Library
  • I see but one rule: to be clear.

    Stendhal (1925). “The Charterhouse of Parma”


  • Born: January 23, 1783
  • Died: March 23, 1842
  • Occupation: Writer
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