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quotation: Love may be or it may not, but where it is, it ought to reveal itself in its immensity. Honore de Balzac


Love may be or it may not, but where it is, it ought to reveal itself in its immensity.

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Le Pere Goriot … Honore de Balzac LIVRE AUDIO FRANCAIS ( AUDIOBOOK FRENCH)


 

Le Pere GoriotHonore de Balzac LIVRE AUDIO FRANCAIS .. FULL AUDIOBOOK FRENCH

 

quotation: In diving to the bottom of pleasure we bring up more gravel than pearls. Honore de Balzac


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

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In diving to the bottom of pleasure we bring up more gravel than pearls.  - Honore de Balzac

quotation: Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true. Honore de Balzac


Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true.

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QUOTATION: Honore de Balzac


No man should marry until he has studied anatomy and dissected at least one woman.

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QUOTATION: Honore de Balzac


It is easier to be a lover than a husband for the simple reason that it is more difficult to be witty every day than to say pretty things from time to time.

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QUOTATION: Honore de Balzac


The duration of passion is proportionate with the original resistance of the woman.

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ARTICLE: NOBLESSE OBLIGE


Noblesse Oblige

The French phrase noblesse oblige means “nobility obliges” and implies that with wealth, power, and prestige come responsibilities. The phrase has been more broadly used to describe the motivation of those who help the less fortunate. The concept has been referenced by diverse authors through the centuries, including Homer, Honoré de Balzac, and William Faulkner, and has even been cited in modern legal writings. What Disney movie directly references noblesse oblige in one of its songs? More… Discuss