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
The motto of chivalry is also the motto of wisdom to serve all, but love only one.
Great love affairs start with Champagne and end with tisane.
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.
Small natures require despotism to exercise their sinews, as great souls thirst for equality to give play to their heart.
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.
The smallest flower is a thought, a life answering to some feature of the Great Whole, of whom they have a persistent intuition.
A grocer is attracted to his business by a magnetic force as great as the repulsion which renders it odious to artists.
Nature makes only dumb animals. We owe the fools to society.
Passion is universal humanity. Without it religion, history, romance and art would be useless.
Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator, but among those whom I love, I can all of them make me laugh.
I love doing normal things - movies, shopping, going out with friends, writing, reading, taking hot bubble baths - that's a big one for relaxation. I also love to go to art and history museums.
Becoming emancipated at 14, my life wasn't normal. I didn't have to go to school, so I didn't. I was rebellious by nature. I spent my 20s focusing on my company, Flower Films, and producing movies. Now that I'm almost 30, I would like to try other things in lie. I'm crazy about photography, and I want to take an art history class.
Acting is invigorating. But I don't analyse it too much. It's like a dog smelling where it's going to do its toilet in the morning.
Life is an adventure in forgiveness.
It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them.
Fear of death makes us devoid both of valour and religion. For want of valour is want of religious faith.
Go for it now. The future is promised to no one.
I turned to music originally because of my past and needing a release or an outlet to get out anger or frustration or hurt.
Fame will go by and, so long, I've had you, fame. If it goes by, I've always known it was fickle. So at least it's something I experience, but that's not where I live.