Women are tenacious and all of them should be tenacious of respect without esteem they cannot exist esteem is the first demand that they make of love.

Honore de Balzac Respect Quote

Wisdom is that apprehension of heavenly things to which the spirit rises through love.

Honore de Balzac Wisdom Quote

We exaggerate misfortune and happiness alike. We are never as bad off or as happy as we say we are.

Honore de Balzac Happiness Quote

To those who have exhausted politics nothing remains but abstract thought.

Honore de Balzac Politics Quote

There are some women whose pregnancy would make some sly bachelor smile.

Honore de Balzac Smile Quote

The most virtuous women have something within them something that is never chaste.

Honore de Balzac Women Quote

Political liberty the peace of a nation and science itself are gifts for which Fate demands a heavy tax in blood!

Honore de Balzac Peace Quote

One should believe in marriage as in the immortality of the soul.

Honore de Balzac Anniversary Quote

Nothing so fortifies a friendship as a belief on the part of one friend that he is superior to the other.

Honore de Balzac Friendship Quote

Nature makes only dumb animals. We owe the fools to society.

Honore de Balzac Nature Quote