Honore de Balzac

1799 - 1850

A Quote by Honore de Balzac on love, poetry, and senses

Love is the poetry of the senses.

Honore de Balzac (1799 - 1850)

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A Quote by Honoré de Balzac on work, passion, and fulfillment

An unfulfilled vocation drains the color from a man's entire existence.

Honore de Balzac (1799 - 1850)

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A Quote by Honore de Balzac

It is quite right what they say: the three most beautiful sights in the world are a ship in full sail, a galloping horse, and a woman dancing.

Honore de Balzac (1799 - 1850)

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A Quote by Honore de Balzac

To live in the presence of great truths and eternal laws, to be led by permanent ideals - that is what keeps a man patient when the world ignores him, and calm and unspoiled when the world praises him.

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A Quote by Honoré de Balzac on circumstance, events, good, bad, and principles

There are no principles; there are only events. There is no good and bad, there are only circumstances.

Honore de Balzac (1799 - 1850)

Source: The 48 Laws of Power, Pages: xx

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A Quote by Honoré de Balzac on patience, power, and time

All human power is a compound of time and patience.

Honore de Balzac (1799 - 1850)

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A Quote by Honoré de Balzac on colors and existence

An unfulfilled vocation drains the color from a man's entire existence.

Honore de Balzac (1799 - 1850)

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A Quote by Honoré de Balzac on colors and existence

Vocations which we wanted to pursue, but didn't, bleed, like colors, on the whole of our existence.

Honore de Balzac (1799 - 1850)

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A Quote by Honoré de Balzac on forgiveness, heart, and motherhood

The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.

Honore de Balzac (1799 - 1850)

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A Quote by Honoré de Balzac on heart and women

There are no little events with the heart. It magnifies everything; it places in the same scales the fall of an empire of fourteen years and the dropping of a woman's glove, and almost always the glove weighs more than the empire.

Honore de Balzac (1799 - 1850)

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