Quotation by Honoré De Balzac

A year at the breast is quite enough; children who are suckled longer are said to grow stupid, and I am all for popular sayings.
Honoré De Balzac (1799–1850), French novelist. The Vicomtesse de l'Estorade in a letter to the Baronne de Macumer, in Letters of Two Brides (Mémoires de Deux Jeunes Mariées), in La Presse (1841-1842), Souverain (1842), included in the Scènes de la Vie Privée in the Comédie humaine (1845, trans. by George Saintsbury, 1971).
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