We exaggerate misfortune and happiness alike. We are never as bad off or as happy as we say we are.
Quote by Honore De Balzac
What is art? Nature concentrated.
The art of motherhood involves much silent, unobtrusive self-denial, an hourly devotion which finds no...
When a woman wants to betray her husband, her actions are almost invariably studied but...
A woman who has made fun of her husband can love him no more
Behind every great fortune lies a great crime.
A man is a poor creature compared to a woman.
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.
And thus Bureaucracy, the giant power wielded by pygmies, came into the world
The country is provincial; it becomes ridiculous when it tries to ape Paris.
A mother who is really a mother is never free.
Women are tenacious, and all of them should be tenacious of respect; without esteem they...
The duration of passion is proportionate with the original resistance of the woman.
At fifteen, beauty and talent do not exist; there can only be promise of the...
Great love affairs start with Champagne and end with tisane.
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...
All human power is a compound of time and patience.
The People of Virginia declare and make known that the powers granted under the Constitution...
A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly...
Time is neutral and does not change things. With courage and initiative, leaders change things.