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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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Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.
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Before marriage, a girl has to make love to a man to hold him. After marriage, she has to hold him to make love to him.
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It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
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There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.
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