My Favorite Quotes

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 Honore Balzac - “He went to bed and slept the sleep of the good-for-nothing which, by an anachronism not a single songwriter has yet struck, is proven to be more sound than that of innocence”
 Honore Balzac - “It is easier to be a lover than a husband for the simple reason that it is more difficult to be witty every day than to produce the occasional bon mot”
 Honore Balzac - “Wit needs leisure, and certain inequalities of position”
 Honoré de Balzac - “Those who spend too fast never grow rich.”
 Honoré de Balzac - “There is something great and terrible about suicide.”
 Honoré de Balzac - “The more you judge, the less you love.”
 Honoré de Balzac - “The habits of life form the soul, and the soul forms the countenance.”
 Honoré de Balzac - “The art of motherhood involves much silent, unobtrusive self-denial, an hourly devotion which finds no detail too minute.”
 Honoré de Balzac - “Study lends a kind of enchantment to all our surroundings.”
 Honoré de Balzac - “Society bristles with enigmas which look hard to solve. It is a perfect maze of intrigue.”
 Honoré de Balzac - “Love or hatred must constantly increase between two persons who are always together every moment fresh reasons are found for loving or hating better.”
 Honoré de Balzac - “Love may be or it may not, but where it is, it ought to reveal itself in its immensity.”
 Honoré de Balzac - “Love has its own instinct, finding the way to the heart, as the feeblest insect finds the way to its flower, with a will which nothing can dismay nor turn aside.”
 Honoré 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.”
 Honoré de Balzac - “Clouds symbolize the veils that shroud God.”
 Honoré de Balzac - “Chance, my dear, is the sovereign deity in child-bearing.”
 Honoré 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.”
 Honoré de Balzac - “A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea.”
 Honoré de Balzac - “A mother's life, you see, is one long succession of dramas, now soft and tender, now terrible. Not an hour but has its joys and fears.”
 Honoré de Balzac - “A man is a poor creature compared to a woman.”
 Honoré de Balzac - “A husband who submits to his wife's yoke is justly held an object of ridicule. A woman's influence ought to be entirely concealed.”
 Honoré de Balzac - “A flow of words is a sure sign of duplicity.”
 Honoré de Balzac - “The man as he converses is the lover silent, he is the husband.”
 Honoré de Balzac - “Small natures require despotism to exercise their sinews, as great souls thirst for equality to give play to their heart.”
 Honoré de Balzac - “But reason always cuts a poor figure beside sentiment the one being essentially restricted, like everything that is positive, while the other is infinite.”

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