Honore De Balzac
Children, dear and loving children, can alone console a woman for the loss of her beauty.
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Society bristles with enigmas which look hard to solve. It is a perfect maze of intrigue.
Nothing so fortifies a friendship as a belief on the part of one friend that he is superior to the other.
To those who have exhausted politics, nothing remains but abstract thought.
Power is action the electoral principle is discussion. No political action is possible when discussion is permanently established.
Suicide, moreover, was at the time in vogue in Paris: what more suitable key to the mystery of life for a skeptical society?
When Religion and Royalty are swept away, the people will attack the great, and after the great, they will fall upon the rich.
There are some women whose pregnancy would make some sly bachelor smile.
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.
There is something great and terrible about suicide.
I do not regard a broker as a member of the human race.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions that I wish it to be always kept alive.
The thing about black history is that the truth is so much more complex than anything you could make up.
The only way marriage can work is if a man respects the woman and she is a thinking woman and he wants to work on the marriage.
In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards.
Scalded cats fear even cold water.
I'm concentrating on staying healthy, having peace, being happy, remembering what is important, taking in nature and animals, spending time reading, trying to understand the universe, where science and the spiritual meet.
It is necessary to the happiness of man that he be mentally faithful to himself. Infidelity does not consist in believing, or in disbelieving, it consists in professing to believe what he does not believe.
Human nature is not of itself vicious.
Good humor is the health of the soul, sadness is its poison.
What's wrong with extreme dieting and hard-core fitness plans is that they don't take into account the rest of your life.