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Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: Old men are prone to invest the futures Old men are prone to invest the futures of young men with their own past sorrows. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: Generally our confidences move downward rather than upward; Generally our confidences move downward rather than upward; in our secret affairs, we employ our inferiors much more than our bettors. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: Necessity is often the spur to genius. Necessity is often the spur to genius. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: Pure herring oil is the port wine of Pure herring oil is the port wine of English cats — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: Love is precisely to the moral nature what Love is precisely to the moral nature what the sun is to the earth. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: I do not regard a broker as a I do not regard a broker as a member of the human race. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: Society proceeds like the ocean. After a disaster, Society proceeds like the ocean. After a disaster, it resume its wonted level and rhythms; its devouring interests efface all traces of damage. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: Thought is the only treasure that God sets Thought is the only treasure that God sets outside all power and keeps to serve as a secret link among the unhappy. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: Life cannot go on without a great deal Life cannot go on without a great deal of forgetting. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: Money brings everything to you; even your daughters. Money brings everything to you; even your daughters. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: Women are happy to possess a man whom Women are happy to possess a man whom all women covet. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: Nothing about me surprises me. Nothing about me surprises me. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: Life in clubs is no paltry sign of Life in clubs is no paltry sign of the times we live in. Here gentlemen gamble with others whom they would not dream of inviting to their homes. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: Remorse is impotence, impotence which sins again. Repentance Remorse is impotence, impotence which sins again. Repentance alone is powerful; it ends all. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: There are as many mediocrities exalted through pity There are as many mediocrities exalted through pity as masters decried through envy. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: In family life people almost always adjust themselves In family life people almost always adjust themselves to misfortune. They make a bed of it and hope makes them accept that bed, however hard it is. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: A beautiful book is a victory won in A beautiful book is a victory won in all the battlefields of human thought. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: Handsome widows, after a twelve-month, enjoy a latitude Handsome widows, after a twelve-month, enjoy a latitude and longitude without limit. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: The good we do to others is spoilt The good we do to others is spoilt unless we efface ourselves so completely that those we help have no sense of inferiority. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: Our energies are often stimulated by the necessity Our energies are often stimulated by the necessity of supporting a being weaker than ourselves. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: Numbers are intellectual witnesses that belong only to Numbers are intellectual witnesses that belong only to mankind. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: So an honest man is the common enemy. So an honest man is the common enemy. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: Woman is a most charming creature, who changes Woman is a most charming creature, who changes her heart as easily as she does her gloves. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: A good husband is never the first to A good husband is never the first to go to sleep at night or the last to awake in the morning. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: Your women of fashion ceases to be a Your women of fashion ceases to be a woman. She is neither mother, nor wife, nor lover. She is, medically speaking, sex on the brain. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: She was white like the sands, tawny like She was white like the sands, tawny like the sands, solitary and burning like the sands. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: He looked like some plant bleached by darkness. He looked like some plant bleached by darkness. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: The wounds of self-love turn incurable when the The wounds of self-love turn incurable when the oxide of self-love gets into them. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: Clothes are like a gloss that sets off Clothes are like a gloss that sets off everything; dresser were invented more to enhance physical advantages than to veil physical defects. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: A letter is a soul, so faithful an A letter is a soul, so faithful an echo of the speaking voice that to the sensitive it is among the richest treasures of love. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: Behind every fortune there is a crime. Behind every fortune there is a crime. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: The union of a want and a sentiment. The union of a want and a sentiment. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: Yes, I can understand that a man might Yes, I can understand that a man might go to gambling table - when he sees that all that lies between himself and death is his last crown — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: The secret of great fortunes without apparent cause The secret of great fortunes without apparent cause is a crime forgotten, forgotten because it was properly done. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: Lovers have a way of using this word, Lovers have a way of using this word, nothing, which implies exactly the opposite. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: Imagination helps bring out the realism of every Imagination helps bring out the realism of every detail and only sees the beauties of the work. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: Give a Paris woman at bay four-and-twenty hours, Give a Paris woman at bay four-and-twenty hours, and she will overthrow a ministry. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: Solitude is fine but you need someone to Solitude is fine but you need someone to tell that solitude is fine. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: For she was invaded by a kind of For she was invaded by a kind of love which every girl has gone through - the love of the unknown, love in its vaguest form, — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: No man has ever yet discovered the way No man has ever yet discovered the way to give friendly advice to any woman, not even to his own wife. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: For a woman knows the face of the For a woman knows the face of the man she loves like a sailor knows the open sea — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: Envy is the most stupid of vices, for Envy is the most stupid of vices, for there is no single advantage to be gained from it. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: Men who pay their tailors never amount to Men who pay their tailors never amount to anything, they never even become Cabinet ministers. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: Ah! What pleasure it must be to a Ah! What pleasure it must be to a woman to suffer for the one she loves! — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: The most virtuous women have something within them, The most virtuous women have something within them, something that is never chaste. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: Unintelligent persons are like weeds that thrive in 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. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: A husband and wife who have separate bedrooms A husband and wife who have separate bedrooms have either drifted apart or found happiness. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: A society of atheists would immediately invent a A society of atheists would immediately invent a religion. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: Noble passions are like vices: the more they Noble passions are like vices: the more they are satisfied, the greater they grow, Mothers and gamblers are insatiable. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: The more one judges, the less one loves. The more one judges, the less one loves. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: A lover teaches a wife all her husband A lover teaches a wife all her husband has kept from her. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: Christianity and monarchy are twin principles. Christianity and monarchy are twin principles. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: Reading brings us unknown friends Reading brings us unknown friends — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: For a sick man the world begins at For a sick man the world begins at his pillow and ends at the foot of his bed. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: Art's greatest efforts are invariably a timid counterfeit Art's greatest efforts are invariably a timid counterfeit of Nature. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: A husband and wife found themselves in love A husband and wife found themselves in love with each other for the first time after twenty-seven years of marriage. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: Those who spend too fast never grow rich. Those who spend too fast never grow rich. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: Talent is a flame, but genius is a Talent is a flame, but genius is a fire. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: When Religion and Royalty are swept away, the When Religion and Royalty are swept away, the people will attack the great, and after the great, they will fall upon the rich. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: Envy lurks at the bottom of the human Envy lurks at the bottom of the human heart like a viper in its hole. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: Events are never absolute, their outcome depends entirely Events are never absolute, their outcome depends entirely upon the individual. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: When there is an old maid in the When there is an old maid in the house, a watchdog is unnecessary. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: Conscience, my dear, is a kind of stick Conscience, my dear, is a kind of stick that everyone picks up to thrash his neighbor with, but one he never uses against himself. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: Love and work have the virtues of making Love and work have the virtues of making a man pretty indifferent to anything else. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: Women, perhaps even require a little hypocrisy. Women, perhaps even require a little hypocrisy. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: The more you judge, the less you love. The more you judge, the less you love. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: But woman brings disorder into society through passion. But woman brings disorder into society through passion. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: Little minds find gratification for their feelings, benevolent Little minds find gratification for their feelings, benevolent or otherwise, by a constant exercise of petty ingenuity. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: A woman knows the face of the man A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: A naked woman is less dangerous than one A naked woman is less dangerous than one who spreads her skirt skillfully to cover and exhibit everything at once. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: Every day, before our eyes, a moral phenomenon Every day, before our eyes, a moral phenomenon of amazing profundity takes place which is, nevertheless, so simple as never to be noticed. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: Time is the only capital of those who Time is the only capital of those who just have their inteligence as fortune. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: True love rules especially through memory. True love rules especially through memory. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: Our heart is a treasury; if you pour Our heart is a treasury; if you pour out all its wealth at once, you are bankrupt. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: A married woman is a slave whom one A married woman is a slave whom one must put on a throne. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: Ah! the soft starlight of virgin eyes. Ah! the soft starlight of virgin eyes. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: An unfulfilled vocation drains the color from a An unfulfilled vocation drains the color from a man's entire existence. — Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes By Honore De Balzac: perhaps love is only gratitude for pleasure. perhaps love is only gratitude for pleasure. — Honore De Balzac