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Ninon de L’Enclos – 7 Quotes

 

7 Quotes by Ninon de L’Enclos

 

The ideal has many names, and beauty is but one of them.

– Ninon de L’Enclos


The resistance of a woman is not always a proof of her virtue, but more frequently of her experience.

– Ninon de L’Enclos


That which is striking and beautiful is not always good, but that which is good is always beautiful.

– Ninon de L’Enclos


Love never dies of starvation, but often of indigestion.

– Ninon de L’Enclos


The joy of the mind is the measure of its strength.

– Ninon de L’Enclos


A man is given the choice between loving women and understanding them.

– Ninon de L’Enclos


It is strange that modesty is the rule for women when what they most value in men is boldness.

– Ninon de L’Enclos