Most people of action are inclined to fatalism and most of thought believe in providence.
Quote by Honore De Balzac
It is only in the act of nursing that a woman realizes her motherhood in...
Finance, like time, devours its own children.
Men die in despair, while spirits die in ecstasy.
Solitude is fine, but you need someone to tell you that solitude is fine.
The habits of life form the soul, and the soul forms the countenance.
For passion, be it observed, brings insight with it; it can give a sort of...
The errors of women spring, almost always, from their faith in the good, or their...
When a woman wants to betray her husband, her actions are almost invariably studied but...
Wisdom is that apprehension of heavenly things to which the spirit rises through love.
All human power is a compound of time and patience.
A city (Paris) where great ideas perish, done to death by a witticism.
Talent is a flame, but genius is a fire.
Death unites as well as separates; it silences all paltry feeling.
Unintelligent persons are like weeds that thrive in good ground; they love to be amused...
The fact is that love is of two kinds, one which commands, and one which...
To kill a relative of whom you are tired is something. But to inherit his...
A young bride is like a plucked flower; but a guilty wife is like a...
At fifteen, beauty and talent do not exist; there can only be promise of the...
Nature makes only dumb animals. We owe the fools to society.
The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you...