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 say pretty things from time to time.
Quote by Honore De Balzac
Children, dear and loving children, can alone console a woman for the loss of her...
Love may be or it may not, but where it is, it ought to reveal...
The country is provincial; it becomes ridiculous when it tries to ape Paris.
Talent is a flame, but genius is a fire.
Solitude is fine, but you need someone to tell you that solitude is fine.
A husband who submits to his wife's yoke is justly held an object of ridicule....
All human power is a compound of time and patience.
If we could but paint with the hand what we see with the eye.
Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true.
And thus Bureaucracy, the giant power wielded by pygmies, came into the world
There is no such thing as a great talent without great will power.
First love is a kind of vaccination which saves a man from catching the complaint...
An unfulfilled vocation drains the color from a man's entire existence.
A mother who is really a mother is never free.
What is a child, monsieur, but the image of two beings, the fruit of two...
Love passes quickly, and passes like a street Arab, anxious to mark his way with...
We exaggerate misfortune and happiness alike. We are never as bad off or as happy...
Bureaucracy is a giant mechanism operated by pygmies.
The larger the state, the more callous it becomes... the colder its heart. It is...
Bureaucrats are the only people in the world who can say absolutely nothing and mean...