Sometimes at the best moments a single word or a look is enough.
Quote by Honore De Balzac
Love has its own instinct, finding the way to the heart, as the feeblest insect...
Suicide, moreover, was at the time in vogue in Paris: what more suitable key to...
They ended as all great passions do end-----by a misunderstanding...
There is no such thing as a great talent without great will power.
Study lends a kind of enchantment to all our surroundings.
The art of motherhood involves much silent, unobtrusive self-denial, an hourly devotion which finds no...
It is not enough to be an upright man, we must be seen to be...
Genius is intensity
Solitude is fine, but you need someone to tell you that solitude is fine.
What is a child, monsieur, but the image of two beings, the fruit of two...
The most virtuous women have something within them, something that is never chaste.
What is art? Nature concentrated.
Power is the capacity to distort information
To our shame a woman is never so much attached to us as when we...
Thought is a key to all treasures; the miser's gains are ours without his cares....
The more one judges, the less one loves.
The country is provincial; it becomes ridiculous when it tries to ape Paris.
When Religion and Royalty are swept away, the people will attack the great, and after...
Manners are the hypocrisy of a nation.
Ideas devour the ages as men are devoured by their passions. When man is cured,...