My further advice on your relations to women is based upon that other motto of chivalry, “Serve all, love one.”

[Mes avis sur vos relations avec les femmes sont aussi dans ce mot de chevalerie: Les servir toutes, n’en aimer qu’une.]

Honoré de Balzac (1799-1850) French novelist, playwright
Le lys dans la vallée, Part 2 “First Love” (1836) [tr. Wormeley]
Added on 17-Aug-10 | Last updated 17-Aug-10
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