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Type: Novelist
Nationality: French
Date of Birth: 05/20/1799




 

Honore de Balzac Quotes

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The man as he converses is the lover; silent, he is the husband.
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All humanity is passion; without passion, religion, history, novels, art would be ineffectual.
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It is the mark of a great man that he puts to flight all ordinary calculations. He is at once sublime and touching, childlike and of the race of giants.
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Modesty is the conscience of the body.
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A young bride is like a plucked flower; but a guilty wife is like a flower that had been walked over.
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A mother's happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories.
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A man is a poor creature compared to a woman.
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Vocations which we wanted to pursue, but didn't, bleed, like colors, on the whole of our existence.
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Finance, like time, devours its own children.
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Wisdom is that apprehension of heavenly things to which the spirit rises through love.
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Our most bitter enemies are our own kith and kin. Kings have no brothers, no sons, no mother!
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An unfulfilled vocation drains the color from a man's entire existence.
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Solitude is fine, but you need someone to tell you that solitude is fine.
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What is a child, monsieur, but the image of two beings, the fruit of two sentiments spontaneously blended?
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A husband who submits to his wife's yoke is justly held an object of ridicule. A woman's influence ought to be entirely concealed.
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In diving to the bottom of pleasure we bring up more gravel than pearls.
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Unintelligent persons are like weeds that thrive in good ground; they love to be amused in proportion to the degree in which they weary themselves.
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Towns find it as hard as houses of business to rise again from ruin.
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Men die in despair, while spirits die in ecstasy.
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A good husband is never the first to go to sleep at night or the last to awake in the morning.
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Ideas devour the ages as men are devoured by their passions. When man is cured, human nature will cure itself perhaps.
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To those who have exhausted politics, nothing remains but abstract thought.
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Excess of joy is harder to bear than any amount of sorrow.
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Death unites as well as separates; it silences all paltry feeling.
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The man whose action habitually bears the stamp of his mind is a genius, but the greatest genius is not always equal to himself, or he would cease to be human.
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