Women themselves are so happy, and so beautiful, when they're strong, that they naturally choose powerful men, even if that power's so enermous there's a real risk it could shatter them.
Honore De Balzac
I prefer thought to action, an idea to a transaction, contemplation to activity.
The majority of husbands remind me of an orangutan trying to play the violin.
So an honest man is the common enemy.
I'd need rest to refresh my brain, and to get rest it's necessary to travel, and to travel one must have money, and in order to get money you have to work. . . . I am in a vicious circle . . .from which it is impossible to escape.
A woman knows the face of the man she loves like a sailor knows the open sea.