A grocer is attracted to his business by a magnetic force as great as the repulsion which renders it odious to artists.
Quote by Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes
To kill a relative of whom you are tired is something. But to inherit his...
All humanity is passion; without passion, religion, history, novels, art would be ineffectual.
Women are tenacious, and all of them should be tenacious of respect; without esteem they...
No man should marry until he has studied anatomy and dissected at least one woman.
Most people of action are inclined to fatalism and most of thought believe in providence.
What is art? Nature concentrated.
Nature makes only dumb animals. We owe the fools to society.
All human power is a compound of time and patience.
Clouds symbolize the veils that shroud God.
A lover always thinks of his mistress first and himself second; with a husband it...
It is the mark of a great man that he puts to flight all ordinary...
A mother who is really a mother is never free.
Power is the capacity to distort information
In diving to the bottom of pleasure we bring up more gravel than pearls.
Study lends a kind of enchantment to all our surroundings.
It is as absurd to say that a man can't love one woman all the...
Cruelty and fear shake hands together
But reason always cuts a poor figure beside sentiment; the one being essentially restricted, like...
Political liberty, the peace of a nation, and science itself are gifts for which Fate...
Men die in despair, while spirits die in ecstasy.