"There are some women whose pregnancy would make some sly bachelor smile."
"Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around."Honore de Balzac on Leo Buscaglia
"Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened."Honore de Balzac on Dr. Seuss
"Look back, and smile on perils past."Honore de Balzac on Walter Scott
"A warm smile is the universal language of kindness."Honore de Balzac on William Arthur Ward
"A smile is a curve that sets everything straight."Honore de Balzac on Phyllis Diller
"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."