The art of motherhood involves much silent, unobtrusive self-denial, an hourly devotion which finds no detail too minute.
Quote by Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes
The majority of husbands remind me of an orangutan trying to play the violin.
A man is a poor creature compared to a woman.
It is easy to sit up and take notice, What is difficult is getting up...
For passion, be it observed, brings insight with it; it can give a sort of...
Courtesy is only a thin veneer on the general selfishness.
Genius is intensity
All human power is a compound of time and patience.
A flow of words is a sure sign of duplicity.
If certain women walk straight into adultery, there are many others who cling to numerous...
Lovers have a way of using this word, nothing, which implies exactly the opposite.
In diving to the bottom of pleasure we bring up more gravel than pearls.
A mother who is really a mother is never free.
Men die in despair, while spirits die in ecstasy.
All humanity is passion; without passion, religion, history, novels, art would be ineffectual.
The habits of life form the soul, and the soul forms the countenance.
Suicide, moreover, was at the time in vogue in Paris: what more suitable key to...
It is easier to be a lover than a husband for the simple reason that...
They ended as all great passions do end-----by a misunderstanding...
At fifteen, beauty and talent do not exist; there can only be promise of the...
The country is provincial; it becomes ridiculous when it tries to ape Paris.