No man should marry until he has studied anatomy and dissected at least one woman.
Quote by Honore De Balzac
Behind every great fortune lies a great crime.
Marriage must incessantly contend with a monster that devours everything: familiarity.
The habits of life form the soul, and the soul forms the countenance.
A good husband is never the first to go to sleep at night or the...
Finance, like time, devours its own children.
A husband who submits to his wife's yoke is justly held an object of ridicule....
Solitude is fine, but you need someone to tell you that solitude is fine.
When a woman wants to betray her husband, her actions are almost invariably studied but...
Society bristles with enigmas which look hard to solve. It is a perfect maze of...
Conscience is our unerring judge until we finally stifle it.
A flow of words is a sure sign of duplicity.
Talent is a flame, but genius is a fire.
Chance, my dear, is the sovereign deity in child-bearing.
If certain women walk straight into adultery, there are many others who cling to numerous...
The fact is that love is of two kinds, one which commands, and one which...
To our shame a woman is never so much attached to us as when we...
There are some women whose pregnancy would make some sly bachelor smile.
Love or hatred must constantly increase between two persons who are always together; every moment...
Suicide, moreover, was at the time in vogue in Paris: what more suitable key to...
The smallest flower is a thought, a life answering to some feature of the Great...