There is no such thing as a great talent without great will power.
Quote by Honore De Balzac
Behind every great fortune lies a great crime.
I do not regard a broker as a member of the human race.
We exaggerate misfortune and happiness alike. We are never as bad off or as happy...
When policy fails try thinking.
The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you...
Vocations which we wanted to pursue, but didn't, bleed, like colors, on the whole of...
The errors of women spring, almost always, from their faith in the good, or their...
Women are tenacious, and all of them should be tenacious of respect; without esteem they...
Chance, my dear, is the sovereign deity in child-bearing.
No man should marry until he has studied anatomy and dissected at least one woman.
It is the mark of a great man that he puts to flight all ordinary...
Study lends a kind of enchantment to all our surroundings.
To promote laughter without joining in it greatly heightens the effect..
Sometimes at the best moments a single word or a look is enough.
To those who have exhausted politics, nothing remains but abstract thought.
Many men are deeply moved by the mere semblance of suffering in a woman; they...
Old maids, having never bent their temper or their lives to other lives and other...
Laws are spider webs through which the big flies pass and the little ones get...
At fifteen, beauty and talent do not exist; there can only be promise of the...
Lovers have a way of using this word, nothing, which implies exactly the opposite.