Honore De Balzac
The motto of chivalry is also the motto of wisdom to serve all, but love only one.
Quote by Honore De Balzac
Click on the picture of
Honore De Balzac quote
you want to see a larger version.
Honore De Balzac Quotes
The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.
A young bride is like a plucked flower but a guilty wife is like a flower that had been walked over.
A good husband is never the first to go to sleep at night or the last to awake in the morning.
Death unites as well as separates it silences all paltry feeling.
The smallest flower is a thought, a life answering to some feature of the Great Whole, of whom they have a persistent intuition.
Children, dear and loving children, can alone console a woman for the loss of her beauty.
A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea.
Women are tenacious, and all of them should be tenacious of respect without esteem they cannot exist esteem is the first demand that they make of love.
But reason always cuts a poor figure beside sentiment the one being essentially restricted, like everything that is positive, while the other is infinite.
Suicide, moreover, was at the time in vogue in Paris: what more suitable key to the mystery of life for a skeptical society?
I have never seen a wrestling match or a prize fight, and I don't want to. When I find out a man is interested in these sports, I drop him.
An ounce of cheerfulness is worth a pound of sadness to serve God with.
It is a grand mistake to think of being great without goodness and I pronounce it as certain that there was never a truly great man that was not at the same time truly virtuous.
I've had a very interesting career. I get to do amazing things and work with amazing people and travel and learn languages - things most people don't get the opportunity to do.
A great city, whose image dwells in the memory of man, is the type of some great idea. Rome represents conquest Faith hovers over the towers of Jerusalem and Athens embodies the pre-eminent quality of the antique world, Art.
Economics is extremely useful as a form of employment for economists.
Life only demands from you the strength that you possess. Only one feat is possible not to run away.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
If you're going through hell, keep going.
Galleries began growing in both number and size in the late seventies, when artists who worked in lofts wanted to exhibit their work in spaces similar to the ones the art was made in.