A lover always thinks of his mistress first and himself second; with a husband it runs the other way.
Quote by Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes
Our most bitter enemies are our own kith and kin. Kings have no brothers, no...
We exaggerate misfortune and happiness alike. We are never as bad off or as happy...
Finance, like time, devours its own children.
Many men are deeply moved by the mere semblance of suffering in a woman; they...
A courage which looks easy and yet is rare; the courage of a teacher repeating...
Those who spend too fast never grow rich.
A woman who has made fun of her husband can love him no more
There are no little events with the heart. It magnifies everything; it places in the...
A woman knows the face of the man she loves like a sailor knows the...
Marriage must incessantly contend with a monster that devours everything: familiarity.
The most virtuous women have something within them, something that is never chaste.
To kill a relative of whom you are tired is something. But to inherit his...
Solitude is fine, but you need someone to tell you that solitude is fine.
The more one judges, the less one loves.
A good husband is never the first to go to sleep at night or the...
Love or hatred must constantly increase between two persons who are always together; every moment...
Genius is intensity
Genius does what it must, and talent does what it can.
Talent is a flame, but genius is a fire.
Genius is the ability to see things invisible, to manipulate things intangible, to paint things...