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Delphine de Girardin
“Business is other people's money.”
“There is only one proper way to wear a beautiful dress: to forget you are wearing it.”
“Instinct is the nose of the mind.”
“The best religion is the most tolerant.”
“To love one who loves you, to admire one who admires you, in a word, to be the idol of one's idol, is exceeding the limit of human joy; it is stealing fire from heaven.”
“Good taste is the modesty of the mind; that is why it cannot be either imitated or acquired.”
Delphine de Girardin, French writer
(1804 - 1855)
Full name: Delphine Gay de Girardin. She used Vicomte Charles Delaunay as a pseudonym.