Last words, last thoughts, last things.
Friday, March 23, 2018
Or the thought of murder
The French novelist Stendhal (Marie-Henri Beyle), author of
The Red and the Black
The Charterhouse of Parma
, died on this day in 1842.
True love makes the thought of death frequent, easy, without terrors
;" Stendhal wrote, "
it merely becomes the standard of comparison, the price one would pay for many things
Our favorite quotation by Stendhal:
The only excuse for God is that he does not exist
Here's Stendhal's best-known book:
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