Bureaucracy is a giant mechanism operated by pygmies.
Quote by Honore De Balzac
Chance, my dear, is the sovereign deity in child-bearing.
Behind every great fortune lies a great crime.
Towns find it as hard as houses of business to rise again from ruin.
Conviction brings a silent, indefinable beauty into faces made of the commonest human clay; the...
There are no little events with the heart. It magnifies everything; it places in the...
The fact is that love is of two kinds, one which commands, and one which...
No man should marry until he has studied anatomy and dissected at least one woman.
To promote laughter without joining in it greatly heightens the effect..
Solitude is fine, but you need someone to tell you that solitude is fine.
Talent is a flame, but genius is a fire.
Genius is intensity
Finance, like time, devours its own children.
Excess of joy is harder to bear than any amount of sorrow.
Love is a game in which one always cheats.
A man may and ought to pride himself more on his will than on his...
The errors of women spring, almost always, from their faith in the good, or their...
Power is action; the electoral principle is discussion. No political action is possible when discussion...
In diving to the bottom of pleasure we bring up more gravel than pearls.
Wisdom is that apprehension of heavenly things to which the spirit rises through love.
Manners are the hypocrisy of a nation.