To kill a relative of whom you are tired is something. But to inherit his property afterwards, that is genuine pleasure.
Quote by Honore De Balzac
At fifteen, beauty and talent do not exist; there can only be promise of the...
The errors of women spring, almost always, from their faith in the good, or their...
The man as he converses is the lover; silent, he is the husband.
Small natures require despotism to exercise their sinews, as great souls thirst for equality to...
Genius is intensity
First love is a kind of vaccination which saves a man from catching the complaint...
The life of a man who deliberately runs through his fortune often becomes a business...
Clouds symbolize the veils that shroud God.
Finance, like time, devours its own children.
Solitude is fine, but you need someone to tell you that solitude is fine.
There is something great and terrible about suicide.
Most people of action are inclined to fatalism and most of thought believe in providence.
A letter is a soul, so faithful an echo of the speaking voice that to...
Ideas devour the ages as men are devoured by their passions. When man is cured,...
The majority of husbands remind me of an orangutan trying to play the violin.
It is only in the act of nursing that a woman realizes her motherhood in...
It is easier to be a lover than a husband for the simple reason that...
I do not regard a broker as a member of the human race.
When law becomes despotic, morals are relaxed, and vice versa.
Excess of joy is harder to bear than any amount of sorrow.