Honore De Balzac
Men die in despair, while spirits die in ecstasy.
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Behind every great fortune lies a great crime.
At fifteen, beauty and talent do not exist there can only be promise of the coming woman.
What is art? Nature concentrated.
When women love us, they forgive us everything, even our crimes when they do not love us, they give us credit for nothing, not even our virtues.
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.
The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.
Marriage must incessantly contend with a monster that devours everything: familiarity.
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.
The motto of chivalry is also the motto of wisdom to serve all, but love only one.
In many respects, the United States is a great country. Freedom of speech is protected more than in any other country. It is also a very free society.
I'm prepared to spend the rest of my life playing clubs, if that means I'm playing music that I believe in.
Indeed, in view of its function, religion stands in greater need of a rational foundation of its ultimate principles than even the dogmas of science.
As societies grow decadent, the language grows decadent, too. Words are used to disguise, not to illuminate, action: you liberate a city by destroying it. Words are to confuse, so that at election time people will solemnly vote against their own interests.
Every speaker has a mouth An arrangement rather neat. Sometimes it's filled with wisdom. Sometimes it's filled with feet.
My dad encouraged us to fail. Growing up, he would ask us what we failed at that week. If we didn't have something, he would be disappointed. It changed my mindset at an early age that failure is not the outcome, failure is not trying. Don't be afraid to fail.
A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
I intend to live forever. So far, so good.
God will never tell us to do something that gratifies the flesh.