All humanity is passion; without passion, religion, history, novels, art would be ineffectual.
Quote by Honore De Balzac
Most people of action are inclined to fatalism and most of thought believe in providence.
A woman who has made fun of her husband can love him no more
A courage which looks easy and yet is rare; the courage of a teacher repeating...
A good husband is never the first to go to sleep at night or the...
Solitude is fine, but you need someone to tell you that solitude is fine.
There is no such thing as a great talent without great will power.
Towns find it as hard as houses of business to rise again from ruin.
Old maids, having never bent their temper or their lives to other lives and other...
To promote laughter without joining in it greatly heightens the effect..
Great love affairs start with Champagne and end with tisane.
Chance, my dear, is the sovereign deity in child-bearing.
For passion, be it observed, brings insight with it; it can give a sort of...
The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you...
A letter is a soul, so faithful an echo of the speaking voice that to...
Bureaucracy is a giant mechanism operated by pygmies.
Lovers have a way of using this word, nothing, which implies exactly the opposite.
Love is a game in which one always cheats.
Political liberty, the peace of a nation, and science itself are gifts for which Fate...
Those who spend too fast never grow rich.
Manners are the hypocrisy of a nation.