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Quotes by Honore de Balzac

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The author of the following quotes: Honore de Balzac

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A father's craft.
It would be curious to know what leads a man to become a stationer rather than a baker, when he is no longer compelled, as among the Egyptians, to succeed to his father's craft.
Honore de Balzac | fathers

A mother's happiness
A mother's happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories.
Honoré de Balzac | mothers

An orangutan
The majority of husbands remind me of an orangutan trying to play the violin.
Honore de Balzac | marriage

Conditions for marriage!
No man should marry until he has studied anatomy and dissected at least one woman.
Honore de Balzac | marriage

The face of a man
A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea.
Honore de Balzac | love

The heart of a mother
The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.
Honoré de Balzac | mothers

When they love us
When women love us, they forgive us everything, even our crimes; when they do not love us, they give us credit for nothing, not even our virtues.
Honore de Balzac | forgiveness

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