Power is the capacity to distort information
Quote by Honore De Balzac
What is a child, monsieur, but the image of two beings, the fruit of two...
Marriage must incessantly contend with a monster that devours everything: familiarity.
Economized love is never real love
There are some women whose pregnancy would make some sly bachelor smile.
Equality may perhaps be a right, but no power on earth can ever turn it...
Those who spend too fast never grow rich.
Solitude is fine, but you need someone to tell you that solitude is fine.
Conviction brings a silent, indefinable beauty into faces made of the commonest human clay; the...
Most people of action are inclined to fatalism and most of thought believe in providence.
There are no little events with the heart. It magnifies everything; it places in the...
True love is eternal, infinite, and always like itself. It is equal and pure, without...
Nothing so fortifies a friendship as a belief on the part of one friend that...
Excess of joy is harder to bear than any amount of sorrow.
At fifteen, beauty and talent do not exist; there can only be promise of the...
Finance, like time, devours its own children.
All human power is a compound of time and patience.
Study lends a kind of enchantment to all our surroundings.
Our most bitter enemies are our own kith and kin. Kings have no brothers, no...
Old maids, having never bent their temper or their lives to other lives and other...
The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you...