Excess of joy is harder to bear than any amount of sorrow.
Quote by Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes
Equality may perhaps be a right, but no power on earth can ever turn it...
No man should marry until he has studied anatomy and dissected at least one woman.
Courage is the fire that burns in the cold,dark room of fear and doubt that...
Finance, like time, devours its own children.
When law becomes despotic, morals are relaxed, and vice versa.
The habits of life form the soul, and the soul forms the countenance.
Cruelty and fear shake hands together
A letter is a soul, so faithful an echo of the speaking voice that to...
Nothing is a greater impediment to being on good terms with others than being ill...
Unintelligent persons are like weeds that thrive in good ground; they love to be amused...
An unfulfilled vocation drains the color from a man's entire existence.
Power is action; the electoral principle is discussion. No political action is possible when discussion...
Behind every great fortune lies a great crime.
Small natures require despotism to exercise their sinews, as great souls thirst for equality to...
To kill a relative of whom you are tired is something. But to inherit his...
To promote laughter without joining in it greatly heightens the effect..
A grocer is attracted to his business by a magnetic force as great as the...
The art of motherhood involves much silent, unobtrusive self-denial, an hourly devotion which finds no...
Towns find it as hard as houses of business to rise again from ruin.
Virtue, perhaps, is nothing more than politeness of soul.