Nothing so fortifies a friendship as a belief on the part of one friend that he is superior to the other.
Quote by Honore De Balzac
The art of motherhood involves much silent, unobtrusive self-denial, an hourly devotion which finds no...
What is art? Nature concentrated.
There is no such thing as a great talent without great will power.
Women are tenacious, and all of them should be tenacious of respect; without esteem they...
Modesty is the conscience of the body.
Love or hatred must constantly increase between two persons who are always together; every moment...
Conviction brings a silent, indefinable beauty into faces made of the commonest human clay; the...
Manners are the hypocrisy of a nation.
Solitude is fine, but you need someone to tell you that solitude is fine.
The motto of chivalry is also the motto of wisdom; to serve all, but love...
The most virtuous women have something within them, something that is never chaste.
When law becomes despotic, morals are relaxed, and vice versa.
It is easier to be a lover than a husband for the simple reason that...
Lovers have a way of using this word, nothing, which implies exactly the opposite.
The man whose action habitually bears the stamp of his mind is a genius, but...
Power is action; the electoral principle is discussion. No political action is possible when discussion...
The smallest flower is a thought, a life answering to some feature of the Great...
Genius is intensity
Genius begins great works; labor alone finishes them.
There is no great genius without some touch of madness.