Honore de Balzac Quotes

Behind every great fortune there is a crime. Honoré De Balzac

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

Laws are spider webs through which the big flies pass and the little ones get caught. Honoré De Balzac

A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband. Honoré De Balzac

Equality may perhaps be a right, but no power on earth can ever turn it into a fact. Honoré De Balzac

Modesty is the conscience of the body. Honoré De Balzac

The more you judge, the less you love. Honoré De Balzac

Bureaucracy is a giant mechanism operated by pygmies. Honoré De Balzac

An unfulfilled vocation drains the colour from a man’s entire existence. Honoré De Balzac

There is not great talent without great will power. Honoré De Balzac

Finance, like time, devours its own children. Honore de Balzac

It is only in the act of nursing that a woman realises her motherhood in visible and tangible fashion; it is a joy of every moment. Honoré De Balzac

Intuition, like the rays of the sun, acts only in an inflexibly straight line; it can guess right only on condition of never diverting its gaze; the freaks of chance disturb it. Honoré De Balzac

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

Remorse is impotence; it will sin again. Only repentance is strong; it can end everything. Honore De Balzac