Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Madame de StaŽl
Germaine StaŽl
Madame de StaŽl.
BornApril 22, 1766
Paris, France
DiedJuly 14, 1817
Paris, France
Writer and political propagandist. Published A Treatise on the Influence of the Passions upon the Happiness of Individuals and of Nations (1796). Exiled from France by Napoleon in 1803.

The repository contains one quote from Madame de StaŽl.


There are only two distinct classes of people on this earth: those who espouse enthusiasm and those who despise it.