Honore De Balzac
Equality may perhaps be a right, but no power on earth can ever turn it into a fact.
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It is as absurd to say that a man can't love one woman all the time as it is to say that a violinist needs several violins to play the same piece of music.
Nature makes only dumb animals. We owe the fools to society.
Great love affairs start with Champagne and end with tisane.
Love is the poetry of the senses.
The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.
Love may be or it may not, but where it is, it ought to reveal itself in its immensity.
All humanity is passion without passion, religion, history, novels, art would be ineffectual.
Clouds symbolize the veils that shroud God.
A good husband is never the first to go to sleep at night or the last to awake in the morning.
If we could but paint with the hand what we see with the eye.
It does kids no favors, and sets them up for a potential lifetime of poor health and social embarrassment, to excuse them from family meals of real food. Everyone benefits from healthy eating, but it is particularly crucial at the beginning of life.
No enterprise can exist for itself alone. It ministers to some great need, it performs some great service, not for itself, but for others or failing therein, it ceases to be profitable and ceases to exist.
It seems as if an age of genius must be succeeded by an age of endeavour riot and extravagance by cleanliness and hard work.
To sit in the shade on a fine day, and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment.
When I woke up this morning my girlfriend asked me, 'Did you sleep good?' I said 'No, I made a few mistakes.'
I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation and is but a reflection of human frailty.
People internalize, from the jail to student loan debt, to credit card debt, to unemployment to the whole collective. It manifests itself in many ways, in people's home lives, domestic stuff.
Art: If the object of poetry is, to make men, then poetry is the heir of prophecy.
Worry - a God, invisible but omnipotent. It steals the bloom from the cheek and lightness from the pulse it takes away the appetite, and turns the hair gray.
I like television. I still believe that television is the most powerful form of communication on Earth - I just hate what is being done with it.