It is easier to be a lover than a husband for the simple reason that it is more difficult to be witty every day than to produce the occasional bon mot.
Quote by Honore De Balzac
The majority of husbands remind me of an orangutan trying to play the violin.
Clouds symbolize the veils that shroud God.
Children, dear and loving children, can alone console a woman for the loss of her...
And thus Bureaucracy, the giant power wielded by pygmies, came into the world
Men die in despair, while spirits die in ecstasy.
A man is a poor creature compared to a woman.
A flow of words is a sure sign of duplicity.
Finance, like time, devours its own children.
Chance, my dear, is the sovereign deity in child-bearing.
It is the mark of a great man that he puts to flight all ordinary...
There are no little events with the heart. It magnifies everything; it places in the...
Old maids, having never bent their temper or their lives to other lives and other...
Small natures require despotism to exercise their sinews, as great souls thirst for equality to...
To our shame a woman is never so much attached to us as when we...
A good husband is never the first to go to sleep at night or the...
Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true.
True love is eternal, infinite, and always like itself. It is equal and pure, without...
The habits of life form the soul, and the soul forms the countenance.
When Religion and Royalty are swept away, the people will attack the great, and after...
The man whose action habitually bears the stamp of his mind is a genius, but...