And thus Bureaucracy, the giant power wielded by pygmies, came into the world
Quote by Honore De Balzac
Love is a game in which one always cheats.
Marriage must incessantly contend with a monster that devours everything: familiarity.
There is something great and terrible about suicide.
A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the...
Finance, like time, devours its own children.
Manners are the hypocrisy of a nation.
All humanity is passion; without passion, religion, history, novels, art would be ineffectual.
Death unites as well as separates; it silences all paltry feeling.
The habits of life form the soul, and the soul forms the countenance.
Our most bitter enemies are our own kith and kin. Kings have no brothers, no...
The most virtuous women have something within them, something that is never chaste.
A flow of words is a sure sign of duplicity.
If those who are the enemies of innocent amusements had the direction of the world,...
Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true.
The majority of husbands remind me of an orangutan trying to play the violin.
There is no such thing as a great talent without great will power.
When a woman wants to betray her husband, her actions are almost invariably studied but...
Nature makes only dumb animals. We owe the fools to society.
But reason always cuts a poor figure beside sentiment; the one being essentially restricted, like...
Ideas devour the ages as men are devoured by their passions. When man is cured,...