Quotes by Honore de Balzac

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The majority of husbands remind me of an orangutan trying to play the violin.
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We exaggerate misfortune and happiness alike. We are never as bad off or as happy as we say we are.
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 exaggeration  

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In diving to the bottom of pleasure we bring up more gravel than pearls.
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 jewelry  pleasure  

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An unfulfilled vocation drains the color from a man's entire existence.
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 being-yourself  jobs  

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From the manner in which a woman draws her thread at every stitch of her needlework, any other woman can surmise her thoughts.
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 needlework  

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Love is the poetry of the senses.
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 chakras  love  

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