Love is a game in which one always cheats.
Quote by Honore De Balzac
Study lends a kind of enchantment to all our surroundings.
It is as absurd to say that a man can't love one woman all the...
The man whose action habitually bears the stamp of his mind is a genius, but...
Virtue, perhaps, is nothing more than politeness of soul.
True love is eternal, infinite, and always like itself. It is equal and pure, without...
All humanity is passion; without passion, religion, history, novels, art would be ineffectual.
A letter is a soul, so faithful an echo of the speaking voice that to...
It would be curious to know what leads a man to become a stationer rather...
Finance, like time, devours its own children.
The errors of women spring, almost always, from their faith in the good, or their...
An unfulfilled vocation drains the color from a man's entire existence.
The country is provincial; it becomes ridiculous when it tries to ape Paris.
The most virtuous women have something within them, something that is never chaste.
Vocations which we wanted to pursue, but didn't, bleed, like colors, on the whole of...
Small natures require despotism to exercise their sinews, as great souls thirst for equality to...
Excess of joy is harder to bear than any amount of sorrow.
A husband who submits to his wife's yoke is justly held an object of ridicule....
Unintelligent persons are like weeds that thrive in good ground; they love to be amused...
To those who have exhausted politics, nothing remains but abstract thought.
When Religion and Royalty are swept away, the people will attack the great, and after...