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Honore de Balzac Quotes
Brief author info: Honore de Balzac (1799-1850) French novelist.
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Life cannot go on without much forgetting.
Behind every great fortune there is a crime.
There is no such thing as a great talent without great will-power.
Friendships last when each friend thinks he has a slight superiority over the other.
Modesty is the conscience of the body.
We love because we love.
Despotism accomplishes great things illegally; liberty doesn't even go to the trouble of accomplishing small things legally.
Manners are the hypocrisy of a nation.
The response man has the greatest difficulty in tolerating is pity, especially when he warrants it. Hatred is a tonic, it makes one live, it inspires vengeance, but pity kills, it makes our weakness weaker.
Vocations which we wanted to pursue, but didn't, bleed, like colors, on the whole of our existence.
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A man keeps another's secret better than he does his own. A woman, on the other hand, keeps her own better than another's.
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Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
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The reason I talk to myself is because I'm the only one whose answers I accept.
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Life is very short, and there's no time for fussing and fighting my friends.
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Creativity is knowing how to hide your sources
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