Honore De Balzac

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Honore De Balzac

Honore De Balzac

All humanity is passion; without passion, religion, history, novels, art would be ineffectual.More Honore De Balzac [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Equality may perhaps be a right, but no power on earth can ever turn it into a fact.More Honore De Balzac [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We exaggerate misfortune and happiness alike. We are never as bad off or as happy as we say we are.More Honore De Balzac [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Hatred is the vice of narrow souls; they feed it with all their littleness, and make it the pretext of base tyrannies.More Honore De Balzac [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.More Honore De Balzac [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Behind every great fortune there is a crime.More Honore De Balzac [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Passion is universal humanity. Without it religion, history, romance and art would be useless.More Honore De Balzac [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
To kill a relative of whom you are tired is something. But to inherit his property afterwards, that is genuine pleasure.More Honore De Balzac [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A woman must be a genius to create a good husband.More Honore De Balzac [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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.More Honore De Balzac [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Manners are the hypocrisy of a nation.More Honore De Balzac [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The motto of chivalry is also the motto of wisdom; to serve all, but love only one.More Honore De Balzac [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Finance, like time, devours its own children.More Honore De Balzac [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
If we could but paint with the hand what we see with the eye.More Honore De Balzac [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Nothing is a greater impediment to being on good terms with others than being ill at ease with yourself.More Honore De Balzac [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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.More Honore De Balzac [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Most people of action are inclined to fatalism and most of thought believe in providence.More Honore De Balzac [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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 out virtues.More Honore De Balzac [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A good husband is never the first to go to sleep at night or the last to awake in the morning.More Honore De Balzac [07/20/2011 01:07:51]
A mother's happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories.More Honore De Balzac [07/20/2011 01:07:18]
A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea.More Honore De Balzac [07/20/2011 01:07:36]
A young bride is like a plucked flower; but a guilty wife is like a flower that had been walked over.More Honore De Balzac [07/20/2011 01:07:43]
An unfulfilled vocation drains the color from a man's entire existence.More Honore De Balzac [07/20/2011 01:07:58]
At fifteen, beauty and talent do not exist; there can only be promise of the coming woman.More Honore De Balzac [07/20/2011 01:07:04]
Behind every great fortune lies a great crime.More Honore De Balzac [07/20/2011 01:07:12]

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