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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The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.
There are some women whose pregnancy would make some sly bachelor smile.
Many men are deeply moved by the mere semblance of suffering in a woman they take the look of pain for a sign of constancy or of love.
One should believe in marriage as in the immortality of the soul.
The majority of husbands remind me of an orangutan trying to play the violin.
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.
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.
Behind every great fortune lies a great crime.
Finance, like time, devours its own children.
I have more freedom when I write fiction, but my memoirs have had a much stronger impact on my readers. Somehow the 'message,' even if I am not even aware that there is one, is conveyed better in this form.
Religion always remains higher than everyday life. In order to make the elevation towards religion easier for people, religion must be able to alter its forms in relation to the consciousness of modern man.
I love making movies and hope to write my own screenplay someday and do some producing and be behind-the-scenes as well.
At the end of the day, sleep is a barometer of your emotional health. And so if you're not in the right place where you need to be, then you're going to have voices keeping you up at night because you have to work through those issues.
Some of the companies we helped start are names you know. An office supply company called Staples - where I'm pleased to see the Obama campaign has been shopping The Sports Authority, which became a favorite of my sons. We started an early childhood learning center called Bright Horizons that First Lady Michelle Obama rightly praised.
When freedom does not have a purpose, when it does not wish to know anything about the rule of law engraved in the hearts of men and women, when it does not listen to the voice of conscience, it turns against humanity and society.
Imagine someone holding forth on biology whose only knowledge of the subject is 'The Book of British Birds,' and you have a rough idea of what it feels like to read Richard Dawkins on theology.
Human felicity is produced not as much by great pieces of good fortune that seldom happen as by little advantages that occur every day.
I'm at the age where food has taken the place of sex in my life. In fact, I've just had a mirror put over my kitchen table.
Back in the East you can't do much without the right papers, but with the right papers you can do anything The believe in papers. Papers are power.