Nothing is a greater impediment to being on good terms with others than being ill at ease with yourself.
By: Honore de Balzac
Solitude is fine, but you need someone to tell you that solitude is fine... viewBy: Honore de Balzac
Ideas devour the ages as men are devoured by their passions. When man is cured, human nature will cure itself perhaps... viewBy: Honore de Balzac
Between the daylight gambler and the player at night there is the same difference that lies between a careless husband and the lover swooning under his lady's window... viewBy: Honore de Balzac
It would be curious to know what leads a man to become a stationer rather than a baker, when he is no longer compelled, as among the Egyptians, to succeed to his father's craft... 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
What is a child, monsieur, but the image of two beings, the fruit of two sentiments spontaneously blended?.. viewBy: Honore de Balzac