Unintelligent persons are like weeds that thrive in good ground; they love to be amused in proportion to the degree in which they weary themselves.
Quote by Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes
Study lends a kind of enchantment to all our surroundings.
Death unites as well as separates; it silences all paltry feeling.
I do not regard a broker as a member of the human race.
Behind every great fortune lies a great crime.
First love is a kind of vaccination which saves a man from catching the complaint...
When a woman wants to betray her husband, her actions are almost invariably studied but...
Bureaucracy is a giant mechanism operated by pygmies.
The majority of husbands remind me of an orangutan trying to play the violin.
The man as he converses is the lover; silent, he is the husband.
The errors of women spring, almost always, from their faith in the good, or their...
The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you...
Love is a game in which one always cheats.
A mother's life, you see, is one long succession of dramas, now soft and tender,...
What is a child, monsieur, but the image of two beings, the fruit of two...
Power is action; the electoral principle is discussion. No political action is possible when discussion...
Finance, like time, devours its own children.
The habits of life form the soul, and the soul forms the countenance.
Nature makes only dumb animals. We owe the fools to society.
Old maids, having never bent their temper or their lives to other lives and other...
The man whose action habitually bears the stamp of his mind is a genius, but...