Between the daylight gambler and the player at night there is the same difference that lies between a careless husband and the lover swooning under his lady's window.
Quote by Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes
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.
A mother's happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on...
Finance, like time, devours its own children.
The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you...
Virtue, perhaps, is nothing more than politeness of soul.
Many men are deeply moved by the mere semblance of suffering in a woman; they...
For passion, be it observed, brings insight with it; it can give a sort of...
If those who are the enemies of innocent amusements had the direction of the world,...
Sometimes at the best moments a single word or a look is enough.
There is no such thing as a great talent without great will power.
A husband who submits to his wife's yoke is justly held an object of ridicule....
The more one judges, the less one loves.
Those who spend too fast never grow rich.
Courtesy is only a thin veneer on the general selfishness.
The errors of women spring, almost always, from their faith in the good, or their...
Love has its own instinct, finding the way to the heart, as the feeblest insect...
A mother who is really a mother is never free.
There is something great and terrible about suicide.
The habits of life form the soul, and the soul forms the countenance.