There are no little events with the heart. It magnifies everything; it places in the same scales the fall of an empire of fourteen years and the dropping of a woman's glove, and almost always the glove weighs more than…
Quote by Honore De Balzac
Finance, like time, devours its own children.
A city (Paris) where great ideas perish, done to death by a witticism.
Political liberty, the peace of a nation, and science itself are gifts for which Fate...
Bureaucracy is a giant mechanism operated by pygmies.
If we could but paint with the hand what we see with the eye.
To kill a relative of whom you are tired is something. But to inherit his...
Clouds symbolize the veils that shroud God.
For passion, be it observed, brings insight with it; it can give a sort of...
Lovers have a way of using this word, nothing, which implies exactly the opposite.
All human power is a compound of time and patience.
A man is a poor creature compared to a woman.
A letter is a soul, so faithful an echo of the speaking voice that to...
The errors of women spring, almost always, from their faith in the good, or their...
Death unites as well as separates; it silences all paltry feeling.
The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you...
To our shame a woman is never so much attached to us as when we...
Chance, my dear, is the sovereign deity in child-bearing.
Equality may perhaps be a right, but no power on earth can ever turn it...
The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support...
Equality of opportunity is freedom, but equality of outcome is repression