It is as absurd to say that a man can't love one woman all the time as it is to say that a violinist needs several violins to play the same piece of music.
Quote by Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes
Old maids, having never bent their temper or their lives to other lives and other...
Thought is a key to all treasures; the miser's gains are ours without his cares....
Suicide, moreover, was at the time in vogue in Paris: what more suitable key to...
Genius is intensity
Those who spend too fast never grow rich.
The more one judges, the less one loves.
Wisdom is that apprehension of heavenly things to which the spirit rises through love.
There is something great and terrible about suicide.
The art of motherhood involves much silent, unobtrusive self-denial, an hourly devotion which finds no...
Most people of action are inclined to fatalism and most of thought believe in providence.
No man should marry until he has studied anatomy and dissected at least one woman.
Lovers have a way of using this word, nothing, which implies exactly the opposite.
The habits of life form the soul, and the soul forms the countenance.
Death unites as well as separates; it silences all paltry feeling.
A mother's happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on...
It is easier to be a lover than a husband for the simple reason that...
A woman knows the face of the man she loves like a sailor knows the...
A man is a poor creature compared to a woman.
Courtesy is only a thin veneer on the general selfishness.
Vocations which we wanted to pursue, but didn't, bleed, like colors, on the whole of...