Behind every great fortune lies a great crime.
Quote by Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes
When women love us, they forgive us everything, even our crimes; when they do not...
Power is the capacity to distort information
Talent is a flame, but genius is a fire.
Clouds symbolize the veils that shroud God.
The life of a man who deliberately runs through his fortune often becomes a business...
The art of motherhood involves much silent, unobtrusive self-denial, an hourly devotion which finds no...
Political liberty, the peace of a nation, and science itself are gifts for which Fate...
The motto of chivalry is also the motto of wisdom; to serve all, but love...
At fifteen, beauty and talent do not exist; there can only be promise of the...
A mother who is really a mother is never free.
Genius is intensity
Study lends a kind of enchantment to all our surroundings.
The country is provincial; it becomes ridiculous when it tries to ape Paris.
For passion, be it observed, brings insight with it; it can give a sort of...
The smallest flower is a thought, a life answering to some feature of the Great...
Finance, like time, devours its own children.
Modesty is the conscience of the body.
Cruelty and fear shake hands together
Curiosity will conquer fear even more than bravery will.
Fear is a fine spur, so is rage