"Suicide, moreover, was at the time in vogue in Paris: what more suitable key to the mystery of life for a skeptical society?"
"Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present."Honore de Balzac on Roger Babson
"The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time."Honore de Balzac on Abraham Lincoln
"Lost time is never found again."Honore de Balzac on Benjamin Franklin
"Patience and time do more than strength or passion."Honore de Balzac on Jean de La Fontaine
"The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is."Honore de Balzac on C. S. Lewis
"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."