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Quotations by author » Honore de Balzac
French Novelist He developed the realistic novel describing French society in Comedie Humaine (1841). 1799-1850
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If we could but paint with the hand what we see with the eye.
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In a husband there is only a man; in a married woman there is a man, a father, and mother, and a woman
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In diving to the bottom of pleasure we bring up more gravel than pearls
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Inspiration in matters of taste will not come twice
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It is as absurd to say that a man can't love one woman all the time as it is to say that a violinist needs several violins to play the same piece of music.
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It is as easy to dream a book as it is hard to write one.
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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 produce the occasional bon mot
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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.
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It is easy to sit up and take notice, What is difficult is getting up and taking action.
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It is not enough to be an upright man, we must be seen to be one; society does not exist on moral ideas only
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Journalism is a giant catapult set in motion by pygmy hatreds.
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Laws are spider webs through which the big flies pass and the little ones get caught.
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Life cannot go on without much forgetting.
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Love is a game in which one always cheats.
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Love is the poetry of the senses.
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Love passes quickly, and passes like a street Arab, anxious to mark his way with mischief
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Man is neither good nor bad; he is born with instincts and abilities.
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Manners are the hypocrisy of a nation.
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Marriage must incessantly contend with a monster that devours everything: familiarity.
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Men are so made that they can resist sound argument, and yet yield to a glance.
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