When Religion and Royalty are swept away, the people will attack the great, and after the great, they will fall upon the rich.
Quote by Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes
Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true.
Political liberty, the peace of a nation, and science itself are gifts for which Fate...
A man may and ought to pride himself more on his will than on his...
Women are tenacious, and all of them should be tenacious of respect; without esteem they...
The majority of husbands remind me of an orangutan trying to play the violin.
Love passes quickly, and passes like a street Arab, anxious to mark his way with...
If certain women walk straight into adultery, there are many others who cling to numerous...
Conviction brings a silent, indefinable beauty into faces made of the commonest human clay; the...
Those who spend too fast never grow rich.
To kill a relative of whom you are tired is something. But to inherit his...
When law becomes despotic, morals are relaxed, and vice versa.
Modesty is the conscience of the body.
A mother who is really a mother is never free.
A man is a poor creature compared to a woman.
The habits of life form the soul, and the soul forms the countenance.
It is easier to be a lover than a husband for the simple reason that...
Nothing so fortifies a friendship as a belief on the part of one friend that...
A city (Paris) where great ideas perish, done to death by a witticism.
The man consummating his life dies his death triumphantly, surrounded by men filled with hope...
You can't aim a duck to death.