Honore De Balzac
Nature makes only dumb animals. We owe the fools to society.
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Men die in despair, while spirits die in ecstasy.
The majority of husbands remind me of an orangutan trying to play the violin.
A good husband is never the first to go to sleep at night or the last to awake in the morning.
A mother's happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories.
One should believe in marriage as in the immortality of the soul.
To those who have exhausted politics, nothing remains but abstract thought.
All humanity is passion without passion, religion, history, novels, art would be ineffectual.
The fact is that love is of two kinds, one which commands, and one which obeys. The two are quite distinct, and the passion to which the one gives rise is not the passion of the other.
There are some women whose pregnancy would make some sly bachelor smile.
First love is a kind of vaccination which saves a man from catching the complaint the second time.
There is a concept which corrupts and upsets all others. I refer not to Evil, whose limited realm is that of ethics; I refer to the infinite.
There are a lot of things that are personally uncomfortable to show, especially me without makeup and completely bloated or crying. But I've realized that it's time for me to show my audience that you don't have to be perfect to achieve your dreams. Because nobody relates to being perfect.
Do not put such unlimited power into the hands of husbands. Remember all men would be tyrants if they could.
Doctors are men who prescribe medicines of which they know little, to cure diseases of which they know less in human beings of whom they know nothing.
I like women, but you can't always trust them. Some of them are big liars, like this one woman I met who had a dog. I asked her her dog's name and then I asked, 'Does he bite?' and she said, 'No.' And I said, 'So how does he eat?' Liar!
Boredom is... a vital problem for the moralist, since half the sins of mankind are caused by the fear of it.
Follow that will and that way which experience confirms to be your own.
The World is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion.
I really think that there was a great advantage in many ways to being a woman. I think we are a lot better at personal relationships, and then have the capability obviously of telling it like it is when it's necessary.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.