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
Conviction brings a silent, indefinable beauty into faces made of the commonest human clay; the...
A woman who has made fun of her husband can love him no more
There is something great and terrible about suicide.
The errors of women spring, almost always, from their faith in the good, or their...
If we could but paint with the hand what we see with the eye.
Genius is intensity
Chance, my dear, is the sovereign deity in child-bearing.
The majority of husbands remind me of an orangutan trying to play the violin.
Suicide, moreover, was at the time in vogue in Paris: what more suitable key to...
A man may and ought to pride himself more on his will than on his...
If those who are the enemies of innocent amusements had the direction of the world,...
There are some women whose pregnancy would make some sly bachelor smile.
What is art? Nature concentrated.
True love is eternal, infinite, and always like itself. It is equal and pure, without...
If certain women walk straight into adultery, there are many others who cling to numerous...
Courage is the fire that burns in the cold,dark room of fear and doubt that...
Nature makes only dumb animals. We owe the fools to society.
A lover always thinks of his mistress first and himself second; with a husband it...
Modesty is the conscience of the body.
Love has its own instinct, finding the way to the heart, as the feeblest insect...