Honore Balzac

The smallest flower is a thought, a life answering to some feature of the Great Whole of whom they have a persistent intuition.
– Honore Balzac

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

In diving to the bottom of pleasure we bring up more gravel than pearls.
– Honore Balzac

Playing with fire is bad for those who burn themselves. For the rest of us, it is a very great pleasure.
– Honore Balzac