"Small natures require despotism to exercise their sinews, as great souls thirst for equality to give play to their heart."
"I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character."Honore de Balzac on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Before God we are all equally wise - and equally foolish."Honore de Balzac on Albert Einstein
"I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia, the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit together at the table of brotherhood."Honore de Balzac on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"The sweltering summer of the Negro's legitimate discontent will not pass until there is an invigorating autumn of freedom and equality."Honore de Balzac on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal."Honore de Balzac on Abraham Lincoln
"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."