There is no such thing as a great talent without great will power.
Quote by Honore De Balzac
Modesty is the conscience of the body.
A courage which looks easy and yet is rare; the courage of a teacher repeating...
Manners are the hypocrisy of a nation.
To kill a relative of whom you are tired is something. But to inherit his...
I do not regard a broker as a member of the human race.
Nature makes only dumb animals. We owe the fools to society.
The habits of life form the soul, and the soul forms the countenance.
When a woman wants to betray her husband, her actions are almost invariably studied but...
To our shame a woman is never so much attached to us as when we...
Clouds symbolize the veils that shroud God.
Men die in despair, while spirits die in ecstasy.
A letter is a soul, so faithful an echo of the speaking voice that to...
True love is eternal, infinite, and always like itself. It is equal and pure, without...
Between the daylight gambler and the player at night there is the same difference that...
For passion, be it observed, brings insight with it; it can give a sort of...
To those who have exhausted politics, nothing remains but abstract thought.
The duration of passion is proportionate with the original resistance of the woman.
Sometimes at the best moments a single word or a look is enough.
One of the strange things about living in the world is that it is only...
Times when life lives us are ever richer than when we live it. Life only...