It is not enough to be an upright man, we must be seen to be one; society does not exist on moral ideas only
Quote by Honore De Balzac
Chance, my dear, is the sovereign deity in child-bearing.
There are no little events with the heart. It magnifies everything; it places in the...
A man is a poor creature compared to a woman.
First love is a kind of vaccination which saves a man from catching the complaint...
A grocer is attracted to his business by a magnetic force as great as the...
Vocations which we wanted to pursue, but didn't, bleed, like colors, on the whole of...
Conscience is our unerring judge until we finally stifle it.
Nothing so fortifies a friendship as a belief on the part of one friend that...
They ended as all great passions do end-----by a misunderstanding...
Courtesy is only a thin veneer on the general selfishness.
Modesty is the conscience of the body.
The majority of husbands remind me of an orangutan trying to play the violin.
When women love us, they forgive us everything, even our crimes; when they do not...
An unfulfilled vocation drains the color from a man's entire existence.
Behind every great fortune lies a great crime.
In diving to the bottom of pleasure we bring up more gravel than pearls.
Political liberty, the peace of a nation, and science itself are gifts for which Fate...
Love or hatred must constantly increase between two persons who are always together; every moment...
When law becomes despotic, morals are relaxed, and vice versa.
Those who spend too fast never grow rich.