Honore De Balzac
Children, dear and loving children, can alone console a woman for the loss of her beauty.
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At fifteen, beauty and talent do not exist there can only be promise of the coming woman.
One should believe in marriage as in the immortality of the soul.
First love is a kind of vaccination which saves a man from catching the complaint the second time.
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.
But reason always cuts a poor figure beside sentiment the one being essentially restricted, like everything that is positive, while the other is infinite.
Ideas devour the ages as men are devoured by their passions. When man is cured, human nature will cure itself perhaps.
A good husband is never the first to go to sleep at night or the last to awake in the morning.
Marriage must incessantly contend with a monster that devours everything: familiarity.
Suicide, moreover, was at the time in vogue in Paris: what more suitable key to the mystery of life for a skeptical society?
Death unites as well as separates it silences all paltry feeling.
The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desire the size of your dream and how you handle disappointment along the way.
Food is not rational. Food is culture, habit, craving and identity.
Politics and war are remarkably similar situations.
We must be willing to pay inspiring math and science teachers, who have high paying alternatives in industry, more to teach and reward students who take more challenging courses in high school.
The new information technology... Internet and e-mail... have practically eliminated the physical costs of communications.
What I think is fair to say is that, coming out of the Republican camp, there have been efforts to suggest that perhaps I'm not who I say I am when it comes to my faith - something which I find deeply offensive, and that has been going on for a pretty long time.
The truth is in nature, and I shall prove it.
Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul.
I once had a sparrow alight upon my shoulder for a moment, while I was hoeing in a village garden, and I felt that I was more distinguished by that circumstance that I should have been by any epaulet I could have worn.
You know, I believe that marriage is between a man and a woman.