Honore De Balzac
A young bride is like a plucked flower but a guilty wife is like a flower that had been walked over.
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The art of motherhood involves much silent, unobtrusive self-denial, an hourly devotion which finds no detail too minute.
The majority of husbands remind me of an orangutan trying to play the violin.
The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.
Men die in despair, while spirits die in ecstasy.
Many men are deeply moved by the mere semblance of suffering in a woman they take the look of pain for a sign of constancy or of love.
Clouds symbolize the veils that shroud God.
Finance, like time, devours its own children.
One should believe in marriage as in the immortality of the soul.
The most virtuous women have something within them, something that is never chaste.
Children, dear and loving children, can alone console a woman for the loss of her beauty.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.
They wrote in the old days that it is sweet and fitting to die for one's country. But in modern war, there is nothing sweet nor fitting in your dying. You will die like a dog for no good reason.
Habit is a second nature which prevents us from knowing the first, of which it has neither the cruelties nor the enchantments.
I don't wake up each morning saying, 'Oh, wow, it's me. I think I'm the cat's meow. I'm the best.'
The truth is, I often like women. I like their unconventionality. I like their completeness. I like their anonymity.
Man has two great spiritual needs. One is for forgiveness. The other is for goodness.
The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time.
If you want to be successful, it's just this simple. Know what you are doing. Love what you are doing. And believe in what you are doing.
If the grace of God miraculously operates, it probably operates through the subliminal door.
Barack Obama doesn't believe in free enterprise. He's never going to admit it. For instance, he's never going to come straight out and say, 'If you own a business you didn't build it.' Alright, maybe he will.