Honore De Balzac
Children, dear and loving children, can alone console a woman for the loss of her beauty.
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Honore De Balzac Quotes
First love is a kind of vaccination which saves a man from catching the complaint the second time.
Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true.
True love is eternal, infinite, and always like itself. It is equal and pure, without violent demonstrations: it is seen with white hairs and is always young in the heart.
Great love affairs start with Champagne and end with tisane.
Love is the poetry of the senses.
What is art? Nature concentrated.
A young bride is like a plucked flower but a guilty wife is like a flower that had been walked over.
Political liberty, the peace of a nation, and science itself are gifts for which Fate demands a heavy tax in blood!
A mother who is really a mother is never free.
Suicide, moreover, was at the time in vogue in Paris: what more suitable key to the mystery of life for a skeptical society?
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
If men would consider not so much wherein they differ, as wherein they agree, there would be far less of uncharitableness and angry feeling.
Choosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is going to determine how you're going to live your life.
If I designed a computer with 200 chips, I tried to design it with 150. And then I would try to design it with 100. I just tried to find every trick I could in life to design things real tiny.
Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.
In olden times sacrifices were made at the altar - a practice which is still continued.
Not much shocked me. You know, I worked in a home for Alzheimer's patients and my dad used to be really into murders and stuff, so I saw dead bodies. It desensitised me to a lot of things.
True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity, before it is entitled to the appellation.
Admiration of the proletariat, like that of dams, power stations, and aeroplanes, is part of the ideology of the machine age.
Roosevelt's declaration that Americans had 'nothing to fear but fear itself' was a glorious piece of inspirational rhetoric and just as gloriously wrong.