"Nature makes only dumb animals. We owe the fools to society."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Honore de Balzac on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Honore de Balzac on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Honore de Balzac on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Honore de Balzac on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Honore de Balzac on Mahatma Gandhi
"Children, dear and loving children, can alone console a woman for the loss of her beauty."
"One should believe in marriage as in the immortality of the soul."
"If we could but paint with the hand what we see with the eye."
"Passion is universal humanity. Without it religion, history, romance and art would be useless."
"The art of motherhood involves much silent, unobtrusive self-denial, an hourly devotion which finds no detail too minute."