Men die in despair, while spirits die in ecstasy.
Quote by Honore De Balzac
Honore De Balzac Quotes
When Religion and Royalty are swept away, the people will attack the great, and after...
When policy fails try thinking.
The most virtuous women have something within them, something that is never chaste.
Those who spend too fast never grow rich.
If we could but paint with the hand what we see with the eye.
But reason always cuts a poor figure beside sentiment; the one being essentially restricted, like...
An unfulfilled vocation drains the color from a man's entire existence.
We exaggerate misfortune and happiness alike. We are never as bad off or as happy...
The country is provincial; it becomes ridiculous when it tries to ape Paris.
Behind every great fortune lies a great crime.
Sometimes at the best moments a single word or a look is enough.
Vocations which we wanted to pursue, but didn't, bleed, like colors, on the whole of...
The motto of chivalry is also the motto of wisdom; to serve all, but love...
True love is eternal, infinite, and always like itself. It is equal and pure, without...
Conviction brings a silent, indefinable beauty into faces made of the commonest human clay; the...
Wisdom is that apprehension of heavenly things to which the spirit rises through love.
Old maids, having never bent their temper or their lives to other lives and other...
Love has its own instinct, finding the way to the heart, as the feeblest insect...
Finance, like time, devours its own children.
What is a child, monsieur, but the image of two beings, the fruit of two...