Honore de Balzac quotes about life

The smallest flower is a thought, a life answering to some feature of the Great Whole, of whom they have a persistent intuition. ---->>>

A mother's life, you see, is one long succession of dramas, now soft and tender, now terrible. Not an hour but has its joys and fears. ---->>>

If those who are the enemies of innocent amusements had the direction of the world, they would take away the spring, and youth, the former from the year, the latter from human life. ---->>>

Suicide, moreover, was at the time in vogue in Paris: what more suitable key to the mystery of life for a skeptical society? ---->>>

The life of a man who deliberately runs through his fortune often becomes a business speculation; his friends, his pleasures, patrons, and acquaintances are his capital. ---->>>

The habits of life form the soul, and the soul forms the countenance. ---->>>

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