Honore De Balzac
Love is the poetry of the senses.
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All humanity is passion without passion, religion, history, novels, art would be ineffectual.
Women are tenacious, and all of them should be tenacious of respect without esteem they cannot exist esteem is the first demand that they make of love.
The art of motherhood involves much silent, unobtrusive self-denial, an hourly devotion which finds no detail too minute.
The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.
A mother's happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories.
Suicide, moreover, was at the time in vogue in Paris: what more suitable key to the mystery of life for a skeptical society?
One should believe in marriage as in the immortality of the soul.
There are some women whose pregnancy would make some sly bachelor smile.
But reason always cuts a poor figure beside sentiment the one being essentially restricted, like everything that is positive, while the other is infinite.
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.
When you do find humor in trying times, one of the first and most important changes you experience is that you see your perplexing problems in a new way - you suddenly have a new perspective on them.
The greater our knowledge increases the more our ignorance unfolds.
We'll love you just the way you are if you're perfect.
A child is a curly, dimpled lunatic.
Nature gives to every time and season some beauties of its own and from morning to night, as from the cradle to the grave, it is but a succession of changes so gentle and easy that we can scarcely mark their progress.
What influenced me was Tori Amos, who was unapologetic about expressing anger through music, and Sinead O'Connor. Those two in particular were really moving for me, and very inspiring, before I wrote 'Jagged Little Pill.'
Whether planned or not, humor takes our mind off of our troubles.
This is the miracle that happens every time to those who really love the more they give, the more they possess.
The whole history of pop music had rested on the first person singular, with occasional intrusions of the second person singular.
To love and win is the best thing, to love and lose, the next best.