To our shame a woman is never so much attached to us as when we suffer
Quote by Honore De Balzac
Men And Women Quotes
Towns find it as hard as houses of business to rise again from ruin.
Between the daylight gambler and the player at night there is the same difference that...
It is easier to be a lover than a husband for the simple reason that...
Marriage must incessantly contend with a monster that devours everything: familiarity.
There is something great and terrible about suicide.
Courtesy is only a thin veneer on the general selfishness.
Suicide, moreover, was at the time in vogue in Paris: what more suitable key to...
It is as absurd to say that a man can't love one woman all the...
Economized love is never real love
To kill a relative of whom you are tired is something. But to inherit his...
A woman knows the face of the man she loves like a sailor knows the...
A mother who is really a mother is never free.
And thus Bureaucracy, the giant power wielded by pygmies, came into the world
Men die in despair, while spirits die in ecstasy.
Genius is intensity
First love is a kind of vaccination which saves a man from catching the complaint...
The most virtuous women have something within them, something that is never chaste.
The country is provincial; it becomes ridiculous when it tries to ape Paris.
If those who are the enemies of innocent amusements had the direction of the world,...
It is the mark of a great man that he puts to flight all ordinary...