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Honore De Balzac Quotes: "The art of motherhood involves much silent, unobtrusive self-denial, an hourly devotion which finds no detail too minute."

The art of motherhood involves much silent, unobtrusive self-denial, an hourly devotion which finds no detail too minute.




Honore De Balzac Quotes: "Political liberty, the peace of a nation, and science itself are gifts for which Fate demands a heavy tax in blood!"

Political liberty, the peace of a nation, and science itself are gifts for which Fate demands a heavy tax in blood!



Honore De Balzac Quotes: "Hope is a light diet but very stimulating."

Hope is a light diet but very stimulating.



Honore De Balzac Quotes: "Passion is universal humanity. Without it religion, history, romance and art would be useless."

Passion is universal humanity. Without it religion, history, romance and art would be useless.




Honore De Balzac Quotes: "First love is a kind of vaccination which saves a man from catching the complaint the second time."

First love is a kind of vaccination which saves a man from catching the complaint the second time.



Honore De Balzac Quotes: "I do not regard a broker as a member of the human race."

I do not regard a broker as a member of the human race.



Honore De Balzac Quotes: "A young bride is like a plucked flower but a guilty wife is like a flower that had been walked over."

A young bride is like a plucked flower but a guilty wife is like a flower that had been walked over.




Honore De Balzac Quotes: "Finance, like time, devours its own children."

Finance, like time, devours its own children.



Honore De Balzac Quotes: "We exaggerate misfortune and happiness alike. We are never as bad off or as happy as we say we are."

We exaggerate misfortune and happiness alike. We are never as bad off or as happy as we say we are.



Honore De Balzac Quotes: "The most virtuous women have something within them, something that is never chaste."

The most virtuous women have something within them, something that is never chaste.



Honore De Balzac Quotes: "We exaggerate misfortune and happiness alike. We are never either so wretched or so happy as we say we are."

We exaggerate misfortune and happiness alike. We are never either so wretched or so happy as we say we are.



Honore De Balzac Quotes: "Our worst misfortunes never happen and most miseries lie in anticipation."

Our worst misfortunes never happen and most miseries lie in anticipation.




Honore De Balzac Quotes: "Behind every great fortune lies a great crime."

Behind every great fortune lies a great crime.



Honore De Balzac Quotes: "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."

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.



Honore De Balzac Quotes: "We are never either so wretched or so happy as we say we are."

We are never either so wretched or so happy as we say we are.



Honore De Balzac Quotes: "There are some women whose pregnancy would make some sly bachelor smile."

There are some women whose pregnancy would make some sly bachelor smile.



Honore De Balzac Quotes: "Some troubles like a protested note of a solvent debtor bear interest."

Some troubles like a protested note of a solvent debtor bear interest.



Honore De Balzac Quotes: "To provoke laughter without joining in it greatly heightens the effect."

To provoke laughter without joining in it greatly heightens the effect.



Honore De Balzac Quotes: "Society bristles with enigmas which look hard to solve. It is a perfect maze of intrigue."

Society bristles with enigmas which look hard to solve. It is a perfect maze of intrigue.



Honore De Balzac Quotes: "Love is the poetry of the senses."

Love is the poetry of the senses.



Honore De Balzac Quotes: "Small natures require despotism to exercise their sinews, as great souls thirst for equality to give play to their heart."

Small natures require despotism to exercise their sinews, as great souls thirst for equality to give play to their heart.



Honore De Balzac Quotes: "Necessity is often the spur to genius."

Necessity is often the spur to genius.



Honore De Balzac Quotes: "If we could but paint with the hand as we see with the eye!"

If we could but paint with the hand as we see with the eye!



Honore De Balzac Quotes: "The majority of husbands remind me of an orangutan trying to play the violin."

The majority of husbands remind me of an orangutan trying to play the violin.



Honore De Balzac Quotes: "A mother who is really a mother is never free."

A mother who is really a mother is never free.



Honore De Balzac Quotes: "Nothing is a greater impediment to being on good terms with others than being ill at ease with yourself."

Nothing is a greater impediment to being on good terms with others than being ill at ease with yourself.



Honore De Balzac Quotes: "All happiness depends on courage and work. I have had many periods of wretchedness but with energy and above all with illusions I pulled through them all."

All happiness depends on courage and work. I have had many periods of wretchedness but with energy and above all with illusions I pulled through them all.



Honore De Balzac Quotes: "Manners are the hypocrisy of a nation."

Manners are the hypocrisy of a nation.



Honore De Balzac Quotes: "A woman must be a genius to create a good husband."

A woman must be a genius to create a good husband.



Honore De Balzac Quotes: "Clouds symbolize the veils that shroud God."

Clouds symbolize the veils that shroud God.



Honore De Balzac Quotes: "Nobody loves a woman because she is handsome or ugly, stupid or intelligent. We love because we love."

Nobody loves a woman because she is handsome or ugly, stupid or intelligent. We love because we love.



Honore De Balzac Quotes: "True love is eternal, infinite, and always like itself. It is equal and pure, without violent demonstrations: it is seen with white hairs and is always young in the heart."

True love is eternal, infinite, and always like itself. It is equal and pure, without violent demonstrations: it is seen with white hairs and is always young in the heart.



Honore De Balzac Quotes: "Emulation admires and strives to imitate great actions envy is only moved to malice."

Emulation admires and strives to imitate great actions envy is only moved to malice.



Honore De Balzac Quotes: "A mother's happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories."

A mother's happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories.



Honore De Balzac Quotes: "True love is eternal infinite and always like itself. It is equal and pure without violent demonstrations: it is seen with white hairs and is always young in the heart."

True love is eternal infinite and always like itself. It is equal and pure without violent demonstrations: it is seen with white hairs and is always young in the heart.



Honore De Balzac Quotes: "Wisdom is that apprehension of heavenly things to which the spirit rises through love."

Wisdom is that apprehension of heavenly things to which the spirit rises through love.



Honore De Balzac Quotes: "The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness."

The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.



Honore De Balzac Quotes: "Chance, my dear, is the sovereign deity in child-bearing."

Chance, my dear, is the sovereign deity in child-bearing.



Honore De Balzac Quotes: "There is no such thing as a great talent without great will power."

There is no such thing as a great talent without great will power.



Honore De Balzac Quotes: "A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea."

A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea.



Honore De Balzac Quotes: "If we could but paint with the hand what we see with the eye."

If we could but paint with the hand what we see with the eye.



Honore De Balzac Quotes: "The smallest flower is a thought, a life answering to some feature of the Great Whole, of whom they have a persistent intuition."

The smallest flower is a thought, a life answering to some feature of the Great Whole, of whom they have a persistent intuition.



Honore De Balzac Quotes: "One should believe in marriage as in the immortality of the soul."

One should believe in marriage as in the immortality of the soul.



Honore De Balzac Quotes: "A good husband is never the first to go to sleep at night or the last to awake in the morning."

A good husband is never the first to go to sleep at night or the last to awake in the morning.



Honore De Balzac Quotes: "To those who have exhausted politics, nothing remains but abstract thought."

To those who have exhausted politics, nothing remains but abstract thought.



Honore De Balzac Quotes: "Modesty is the conscience of the body."

Modesty is the conscience of the body.



Honore De Balzac Quotes: "Power is action the electoral principle is discussion. No political action is possible when discussion is permanently established."

Power is action the electoral principle is discussion. No political action is possible when discussion is permanently established.



Honore De Balzac Quotes: "Envy is the most stupid of vices for there is no single advantage to be gained from it."

Envy is the most stupid of vices for there is no single advantage to be gained from it.



Honore De Balzac Quotes: "Passion is universal humanity. Without it religion history romance and art would be useless."

Passion is universal humanity. Without it religion history romance and art would be useless.