Equality may perhaps be a right, but no power on earth can ever turn it into a fact
Quote by Honore De Balzac
To kill a relative of whom you are tired is something. But to inherit his...
A woman who has made fun of her husband can love him no more
The more one judges, the less one loves.
Between the daylight gambler and the player at night there is the same difference that...
A city (Paris) where great ideas perish, done to death by a witticism.
To those who have exhausted politics, nothing remains but abstract thought.
Wisdom is that apprehension of heavenly things to which the spirit rises through love.
Towns find it as hard as houses of business to rise again from ruin.
Men die in despair, while spirits die in ecstasy.
It is as absurd to say that a man can't love one woman all the...
The smallest flower is a thought, a life answering to some feature of the Great...
When Religion and Royalty are swept away, the people will attack the great, and after...
Genius is intensity
A courage which looks easy and yet is rare; the courage of a teacher repeating...
Most people of action are inclined to fatalism and most of thought believe in providence.
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.
Great love affairs start with Champagne and end with tisane.
Courtesy is only a thin veneer on the general selfishness.
Many men are deeply moved by the mere semblance of suffering in a woman; they...