Modesty is the conscience of the body.
Quote by Honore De Balzac
Most people of action are inclined to fatalism and most of thought believe in providence.
A mother who is really a mother is never free.
It is easy to sit up and take notice, What is difficult is getting up...
To kill a relative of whom you are tired is something. But to inherit his...
A husband who submits to his wife's yoke is justly held an object of ridicule....
A letter is a soul, so faithful an echo of the speaking voice that to...
For passion, be it observed, brings insight with it; it can give a sort of...
An unfulfilled vocation drains the color from a man's entire existence.
A flow of words is a sure sign of duplicity.
The smallest flower is a thought, a life answering to some feature of the Great...
Society bristles with enigmas which look hard to solve. It is a perfect maze of...
There are no little events with the heart. It magnifies everything; it places in the...
The fact is that love is of two kinds, one which commands, and one which...
A city (Paris) where great ideas perish, done to death by a witticism.
A mother's happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on...
Men die in despair, while spirits die in ecstasy.
When law becomes despotic, morals are relaxed, and vice versa.
Lovers have a way of using this word, nothing, which implies exactly the opposite.
There are some women whose pregnancy would make some sly bachelor smile.
But reason always cuts a poor figure beside sentiment; the one being essentially restricted, like...