It is the mark of a great man that he puts to flight all ordinary calculations. He is at once sublime and touching, childlike and of the race of giants.
Quote by Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes
An unfulfilled vocation drains the color from a man's entire existence.
Modesty is the conscience of the body.
The man as he converses is the lover; silent, he is the husband.
Solitude is fine, but you need someone to tell you that solitude is fine.
A man may and ought to pride himself more on his will than on his...
A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the...
The duration of passion is proportionate with the original resistance of the woman.
A flow of words is a sure sign of duplicity.
Love is a game in which one always cheats.
When Religion and Royalty are swept away, the people will attack the great, and after...
Bureaucracy is a giant mechanism operated by pygmies.
It is easier to be a lover than a husband for the simple reason that...
Those who spend too fast never grow rich.
A husband who submits to his wife's yoke is justly held an object of ridicule....
For passion, be it observed, brings insight with it; it can give a sort of...
To those who have exhausted politics, nothing remains but abstract thought.
Study lends a kind of enchantment to all our surroundings.
Old maids, having never bent their temper or their lives to other lives and other...
It is only in the act of nursing that a woman realizes her motherhood in...
The fact is that love is of two kinds, one which commands, and one which...