Honroe de Balzac Quotes

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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.
Honore de Balzac

Honroe de Balzac Quotes
Honroe de Balzac Quotes
A lover always thinks of his mistress first and himself second; with a husband it runs the other way.
Honore de Balzac

A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea.
Honore de Balzac

At fifteen, beauty and talent do not exist; there can only be promise of the coming woman.
Honore de Balzac

Bureaucracy is a giant mechanism operated by pygmies.
Honore de Balzac

Children, dear and loving children, can alone console a woman for the loss of her beauty.
Honore De Balzac

Conscience is our unerring judge until we finally stifle it.
Honore de Balzac

Death unites as well as separates; it silences all paltry feeling.
Honore De Balzac

Excess of joy is harder to bear than any amount of sorrow.
Honore De Balzac

For passion, be it observed, brings insight with it; it can give a sort of intelligence to simpletons, fools, and idiots, especially during youth.
Honore De Balzac

If we could but paint with the hand what we see with the eye.
Honore de Balzac

It is as absurd to say that a man can't love one woman all the time as it is to say that a violinist needs several violins to play the same piece of music.
Honore de Balzac

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.
Honore de Balzac

Power is action; the electoral principle is discussion. No political action is possible when discussion is permanently established.
Honore De Balzac

Study lends a kind of enchantment to all our surroundings.
Honore de Balzac

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

The life of a man who deliberately runs through his fortune often becomes a business speculation; his friends, his pleasures, patrons, and acquaintances are his capital.
Honore De Balzac

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.
Honore De Balzac

The motto of chivalry is also the motto of wisdom; to serve all, but love only one.
Honore de Balzac

To kill a relative of whom you are tired is something. But to inherit his property afterwards, that is genuine pleasure.
Honore de Balzac

True love is eternal, infinite, and always like itself. It is equal and pure, without violent demonstrations: it is seen with white hairs and is always young in the heart.
Honore de Balzac

Virtue, perhaps, is nothing more than politeness of soul.
Honore de Balzac

What is a child, monsieur, but the image of two beings, the fruit of two sentiments spontaneously blended?
Honore De Balzac

Wisdom is that apprehension of heavenly things to which the spirit rises through love.
Honore de Balzac
 
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