Conscience is our unerring judge until we finally stifle it.
Quote by Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes
For passion, be it observed, brings insight with it; it can give a sort of...
Love has its own instinct, finding the way to the heart, as the feeblest insect...
All humanity is passion; without passion, religion, history, novels, art would be ineffectual.
Those who spend too fast never grow rich.
Great love affairs start with Champagne and end with tisane.
There are some women whose pregnancy would make some sly bachelor smile.
A letter is a soul, so faithful an echo of the speaking voice that to...
To those who have exhausted politics, nothing remains but abstract thought.
A young bride is like a plucked flower; but a guilty wife is like a...
In diving to the bottom of pleasure we bring up more gravel than pearls.
If those who are the enemies of innocent amusements had the direction of the world,...
Nothing is a greater impediment to being on good terms with others than being ill...
Chance, my dear, is the sovereign deity in child-bearing.
Most people of action are inclined to fatalism and most of thought believe in providence.
Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true.
Virtue, perhaps, is nothing more than politeness of soul.
An unfulfilled vocation drains the color from a man's entire existence.
Ideas devour the ages as men are devoured by their passions. When man is cured,...
A grocer is attracted to his business by a magnetic force as great as the...
But reason always cuts a poor figure beside sentiment; the one being essentially restricted, like...