Towns find it as hard as houses of business to rise again from ruin.
Quote by Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes
Marriage must incessantly contend with a monster that devours everything: familiarity.
A young bride is like a plucked flower; but a guilty wife is like a...
Finance, like time, devours its own children.
Nothing is a greater impediment to being on good terms with others than being ill...
Death unites as well as separates; it silences all paltry feeling.
To kill a relative of whom you are tired is something. But to inherit his...
Study lends a kind of enchantment to all our surroundings.
Love is a game in which one always cheats.
When Religion and Royalty are swept away, the people will attack the great, and after...
A grocer is attracted to his business by a magnetic force as great as the...
A flow of words is a sure sign of duplicity.
Small natures require despotism to exercise their sinews, as great souls thirst for equality to...
The majority of husbands remind me of an orangutan trying to play the violin.
The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you...
The duration of passion is proportionate with the original resistance of the woman.
What is a child, monsieur, but the image of two beings, the fruit of two...
When policy fails try thinking.
Lovers have a way of using this word, nothing, which implies exactly the opposite.
It would be curious to know what leads a man to become a stationer rather...
The most virtuous women have something within them, something that is never chaste.