A man is a poor creature compared to a woman.
Quote by Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes
Unintelligent persons are like weeds that thrive in good ground; they love to be amused...
Study lends a kind of enchantment to all our surroundings.
The man whose action habitually bears the stamp of his mind is a genius, but...
All human power is a compound of time and patience.
The errors of women spring, almost always, from their faith in the good, or their...
A lover always thinks of his mistress first and himself second; with a husband it...
Love or hatred must constantly increase between two persons who are always together; every moment...
A city (Paris) where great ideas perish, done to death by a witticism.
Love passes quickly, and passes like a street Arab, anxious to mark his way with...
The most virtuous women have something within them, something that is never chaste.
Death unites as well as separates; it silences all paltry feeling.
If we could but paint with the hand what we see with the eye.
To promote laughter without joining in it greatly heightens the effect..
Modesty is the conscience of the body.
Love is a game in which one always cheats.
A man may and ought to pride himself more on his will than on his...
Love may be or it may not, but where it is, it ought to reveal...
Thought is a key to all treasures; the miser's gains are ours without his cares....
It is the mark of a great man that he puts to flight all ordinary...
When law becomes despotic, morals are relaxed, and vice versa.