Many men are deeply moved by the mere semblance of suffering in a woman; they take the look of pain for a sign of constancy or of love.
Quote by Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes
Death unites as well as separates; it silences all paltry feeling.
Equality may perhaps be a right, but no power on earth can ever turn it...
Thought is a key to all treasures; the miser's gains are ours without his cares....
Towns find it as hard as houses of business to rise again from ruin.
Nothing so fortifies a friendship as a belief on the part of one friend that...
A flow of words is a sure sign of duplicity.
The more one judges, the less one loves.
A good husband is never the first to go to sleep at night or the...
Most people of action are inclined to fatalism and most of thought believe in providence.
There are some women whose pregnancy would make some sly bachelor smile.
All humanity is passion; without passion, religion, history, novels, art would be ineffectual.
Vocations which we wanted to pursue, but didn't, bleed, like colors, on the whole of...
The most virtuous women have something within them, something that is never chaste.
When women love us, they forgive us everything, even our crimes; when they do not...
The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you...
To kill a relative of whom you are tired is something. But to inherit his...
It is easier to be a lover than a husband for the simple reason that...
The witty woman is a tragic figure in American life. Wit destroys eroticism and eroticism...
Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday.
I am the only person in the world I should like to know thoroughly.