Honore De Balzac
Great love affairs start with Champagne and end with tisane.
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What is art? Nature concentrated.
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.
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.
A mother's happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories.
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.
Nature makes only dumb animals. We owe the fools to society.
No man should marry until he has studied anatomy and dissected at least one woman.
Suicide, moreover, was at the time in vogue in Paris: what more suitable key to the mystery of life for a skeptical society?
A good husband is never the first to go to sleep at night or the last to awake in the morning.
New York City is a great monument to the power of money and greed... a race for rent.
Government always finds a need for whatever money it gets.
I don't care what people say about my relationship I don't care what they say about my boobs. People are buying my songs I have a sold-out tour. I'm getting incredible feedback from my music.
I decided, very early on, just to accept life unconditionally I never expected it to do anything special for me, yet I seemed to accomplish far more than I had ever hoped. Most of the time it just happened to me without my ever seeking it.
Happiness is brief. It will not stay. God batters at its sails.
The moment you have in your heart this extraordinary thing called love and feel the depth, the delight, the ecstasy of it, you will discover that for you the world is transformed.
Of all escape mechanisms, death is the most efficient.
Self discipline is that which, next to virtue, truly and essentially raises one man above another.
If men can develop weapons that are so terrifying as to make the thought of global war include almost a sentence for suicide, you would think that man's intelligence and his comprehension... would include also his ability to find a peaceful solution.
Just because everyone can, doesn't mean they should.