Honore De Balzac
All humanity is passion without passion, religion, history, novels, art would be ineffectual.
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Equality may perhaps be a right, but no power on earth can ever turn it into a fact.
What is art? Nature concentrated.
When women love us, they forgive us everything, even our crimes when they do not love us, they give us credit for nothing, not even our virtues.
Towns find it as hard as houses of business to rise again from ruin.
The fact is that love is of two kinds, one which commands, and one which obeys. The two are quite distinct, and the passion to which the one gives rise is not the passion of the other.
There is no such thing as a great talent without great will power.
The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.
Power is action the electoral principle is discussion. No political action is possible when discussion is permanently established.
The life of a man who deliberately runs through his fortune often becomes a business speculation his friends, his pleasures, patrons, and acquaintances are his capital.
Marriage must incessantly contend with a monster that devours everything: familiarity.
Anyone who's lost someone to cancer will say this, that you have to struggle to try to remember the person before the diagnosis happened, because they really do change - as anyone would change.
Most success springs from an obstacle or failure. I became a cartoonist largely because I failed in my goal of becoming a successful executive.
The finest clothing made is a person's own skin, but, of course, society demands something more than this.
Much can and must be done by governments, but they cannot of themselves change lives.
In art as in love, instinct is enough.
My mom grew up in poverty in Oklahoma - like Dust Bowl, nine people in one room kind of place - and the way she got out of poverty was through education. My dad grew up without a dad, with very little and he also made his way out through education.
It is questionable if all the mechanical inventions yet made have lightened the day's toil of any human being.
Life is like playing a violin in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
But I always think that the best way to know God is to love many things.
Home is the place where, when you have to go there, They have to take you in.