The majority of husbands remind me of an orangutan trying to play the violin.
Quote by Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes
Love has its own instinct, finding the way to the heart, as the feeblest insect...
Vocations which we wanted to pursue, but didn't, bleed, like colors, on the whole of...
A grocer is attracted to his business by a magnetic force as great as the...
An unfulfilled vocation drains the color from a man's entire existence.
The errors of women spring, almost always, from their faith in the good, or their...
There is no such thing as a great talent without great will power.
Excess of joy is harder to bear than any amount of sorrow.
A woman who has made fun of her husband can love him no more
Marriage must incessantly contend with a monster that devours everything: familiarity.
Men die in despair, while spirits die in ecstasy.
A mother's happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on...
The man whose action habitually bears the stamp of his mind is a genius, but...
Most people of action are inclined to fatalism and most of thought believe in providence.
To those who have exhausted politics, nothing remains but abstract thought.
Modesty is the conscience of the body.
Bureaucracy is a giant mechanism operated by pygmies.
To kill a relative of whom you are tired is something. But to inherit his...
The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you...
No ordinary work done by a man is either as hard or as responsible as...
A mother who is really a mother is never free.