The most virtuous women have something within them, something that is never chaste.
By: Honore de Balzac
Wisdom is that apprehension of heavenly things to which the spirit rises through love... viewBy: Honore de Balzac
Marriage must incessantly contend with a monster that devours everything: familiarity... viewBy: Honore de Balzac
To kill a relative of whom you are tired is something. But to inherit his property afterwards, that is genuine pleasure... viewBy: Honore de Balzac
Passion is universal humanity. Without it religion, history, romance and art would be useless... 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
To those who have exhausted politics, nothing remains but abstract thought... viewBy: Honore de Balzac