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Delphine de Girardin

  • Business is other people's money.

    • Delphine de Girardin,
    • Marguerite, or, Two Loves
    • ()
  • There is only one proper way to wear a beautiful dress: to forget you are wearing it.

    • Delphine de Girardin,
    • in Leta W. Clark, ed., Women Women Women ()
  • Instinct is the nose of the mind.

    • Delphine de Girardin
  • The best religion is the most tolerant.

    • Delphine de Girardin
  • 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.

    • Delphine de Girardin
  • Good taste is the modesty of the mind; that is why it cannot be either imitated or acquired.

    • Delphine de Girardin

Delphine de Girardin, French writer

(1804 - 1855)

Full name: Delphine Gay de Girardin. She used Vicomte Charles Delaunay as a pseudonym.