Honore De Balzac
A mother who is really a mother is never free.
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Power is action the electoral principle is discussion. No political action is possible when discussion is permanently established.
But reason always cuts a poor figure beside sentiment the one being essentially restricted, like everything that is positive, while the other is infinite.
A mother's happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories.
A grocer is attracted to his business by a magnetic force as great as the repulsion which renders it odious to artists.
Love may be or it may not, but where it is, it ought to reveal itself in its immensity.
Suicide, moreover, was at the time in vogue in Paris: what more suitable key to the mystery of life for a skeptical society?
A good husband is never the first to go to sleep at night or the last to awake in the morning.
First love is a kind of vaccination which saves a man from catching the complaint the second time.
Children, dear and loving children, can alone console a woman for the loss of her beauty.
The most virtuous women have something within them, something that is never chaste.
Beware of false knowledge it is more dangerous than ignorance.
When we talk about how movies used to be made, it was over 100 years of film, literal, physical film, with emulsion, that we would expose to light and we would get pictures.
When I make a film I'm away from home for two to three months. So I want my kids to look at my films one day and say, I love his movies, I love his choices-because he loved them.
It's the federal government's job to secure the border.
Sydney in the 1960s wasn't the exuberant multicultural metropolis it is today. Out in the city's western reaches, days passed in a sun-struck stupor. In the evenings, families gathered on their verandas waiting for the 'southerly buster' - the thunderstorm that would break the heat and leave the air cool enough to allow sleep.
No deep and strong feeling, such as we may come across here and there in the world, is unmixed with compassion. The more we love, the more the object of our love seems to us to be a victim.
History tells us that America does best when the private sector is energetic and entrepreneurial and the government is attentive and engaged. Who among us, really, would, looking back, wish to edit out either sphere at the entire expense of the other?
Informed decision-making comes from a long tradition of guessing and then blaming others for inadequate results.
When you are in any contest, you should work as if there were - to the very last minute - a chance to lose it. This is battle, this is politics, this is anything.
There is a wisdom of the head, and a wisdom of the heart.