Honore De Balzac
A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea.
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It is easier to be a lover than a husband for the simple reason that it is more difficult to be witty every day than to say pretty things from time to time.
Nature makes only dumb animals. We owe the fools to society.
Ideas devour the ages as men are devoured by their passions. When man is cured, human nature will cure itself perhaps.
Suicide, moreover, was at the time in vogue in Paris: what more suitable key to the mystery of life for a skeptical society?
All humanity is passion without passion, religion, history, novels, art would be ineffectual.
One should believe in marriage as in the immortality of the soul.
There is no such thing as a great talent without great will power.
Towns find it as hard as houses of business to rise again from ruin.
It is the mark of a great man that he puts to flight all ordinary calculations. He is at once sublime and touching, childlike and of the race of giants.
Death unites as well as separates it silences all paltry feeling.
To insure the adoration of a theorem for any length of time, faith is not enough, a police force is needed as well.
Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will.
A man who goes to bed with an itching anus must surely wake up with a smelling fingers.
Traditional marriage is what should be sanctioned.
In an age when the fashion is to be in love with yourself, confessing to be in love with somebody else is an admission of unfaithfulness to one's beloved.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.
Money isn't a major motivating force in my life. Nor is my profession. There are other things that I care more about than being an actor.
You know, I don't think any mother aims to be a single mom. I didn't wish for that, but it happened.
When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe.
Defense is a definite part of the game, and a great part of defense is learning to play it without fouling.