"When women love us, they forgive us everything, even our crimes when they do not love us, they give us credit for nothing, not even our virtues."
"A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water."Honore de Balzac on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot."Honore de Balzac on Marilyn Monroe
"Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent."Honore de Balzac on Friedrich Nietzsche
"The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles."Honore de Balzac on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot."Honore de Balzac on John Lennon
"Children, dear and loving children, can alone console a woman for the loss of her beauty."
"One should believe in marriage as in the immortality of the soul."
"If we could but paint with the hand what we see with the eye."
"Passion is universal humanity. Without it religion, history, romance and art would be useless."
"The art of motherhood involves much silent, unobtrusive self-denial, an hourly devotion which finds no detail too minute."