Astolf Custine

Astolf Custine

was a French aristocrat and writer who is best known for his travel writing
Nations have always good reasons for being what they are, and the best of all is that they cannot be otherwise.More Astolf Custine quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Nations have always good reasons for being what they are, and the best of all is that they cannot be otherwise.More Astolf Custine quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
What annoyances are more painful than those of which we cannot complain?More Astolf Custine quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Grace is always natural, though that does not prevent its being often used to hide a lie. The rude shocks and uncomfortably constraining influences of life disappear among graceful women and poetical men; they are the most deceptive beings in creation; distrust and doubt cannot stand before them; they create what they imagine; if they do not lie to others, they do to their own hearts; for illusion is their element, fiction their vocation, and pleasures in appearance their happiness. Beware of grace in woman, and poetryMore Astolf Custine quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Grace is always natural, though that does not prevent its being often used to hide a lie.More Astolf Custine quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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