The duration of passion is proportionate with the original resistance of the woman.
By: Honore de Balzac
Marriage must incessantly contend with a monster that devours everything: familiarity... viewBy: Honore de Balzac
In diving to the bottom of pleasure we bring up more gravel than pearls... viewBy: Honore de Balzac
Love may be or it may not, but where it is, it ought to reveal itself in its immensity... viewBy: Honore de Balzac
The man whose action habitually bears the stamp of his mind is a genius, but the greatest genius is not always equal to himself, or he would cease to be human... viewBy: Honore de Balzac
Old maids, having never bent their temper or their lives to other lives and other tempers, as woman's destiny requires, have for the most part a mania for making everything about them bend to them... viewBy: Honore de Balzac