A grocer is attracted to his business by a magnetic force as great as the repulsion which renders it odious to artists.
Quote by Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes
When law becomes despotic, morals are relaxed, and vice versa.
Cruelty and fear shake hands together
The art of motherhood involves much silent, unobtrusive self-denial, an hourly devotion which finds no...
Finance, like time, devours its own children.
Laws are spider webs through which the big flies pass and the little ones get...
Conscience is our unerring judge until we finally stifle it.
There are some women whose pregnancy would make some sly bachelor smile.
There is no such thing as a great talent without great will power.
A mother who is really a mother is never free.
Thought is a key to all treasures; the miser's gains are ours without his cares....
The duration of passion is proportionate with the original resistance of the woman.
Genius is intensity
Love or hatred must constantly increase between two persons who are always together; every moment...
There is something great and terrible about suicide.
An unfulfilled vocation drains the color from a man's entire existence.
And thus Bureaucracy, the giant power wielded by pygmies, came into the world
Nature makes only dumb animals. We owe the fools to society.
The most virtuous women have something within them, something that is never chaste.
Towns find it as hard as houses of business to rise again from ruin.
In diving to the bottom of pleasure we bring up more gravel than pearls.