Honore de Balzac

1799 - 1850

A Quote by Honoré de Balzac on crime and fortune

Behind every great fortune there is a crime.

Honore de Balzac (1799 - 1850)

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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A Quote by Honoré de Balzac on art, history, humanity, passion, religion, and romance

Passion is universal humanity. Without it religion, history, romance and art would be useless.

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A Quote by Honoré de Balzac on silence

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The house is turned entirely upside down when the hen crows and the cock is silent.

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A Quote by Honoré de Balzac on judgment and love

The more one judges, the less one loves.

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A Quote by Honoré de Balzac on mankind

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Numbers are intellectual witnesses that belong only to mankind.

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