Quotation Explorer - 'Honore De Balzac'

Behind every great fortune there is a crime. - Honore de Balzac
First love is a kind of vaccination which saves a man from catching the complaint a second time. - Honore de Balzac
The duration of passion is proportionate with the original resistance of the woman. - Honore de Balzac
All human power is a compound of time and patience. - Honore de Balzac
I am a galley slave to pen and ink. - Honore de Balzac
There are no little events with the heart. It magnifies everything; it places in the same scales the fall of an empire of fourteen years and the dropping of a woman's glove, and almost always the glove weighs more than the empire. - Honore de Balzac
All humanity is passion; without passion, religion, history, novels, art would be ineffectual. - Honore De Balzac
Equality may perhaps be a right, but no power on earth can ever turn it into a fact. - Honore de Balzac
Imagination helps bring out the realism of every detail and only sees the beauties of the work. - Honore De Balzac
Passion is univeral humanity. Without it religion, history, art, and romance would be useless. - Honore de Balzac
The motto of chivalry is also the motto of wisdom; to serve all, but love only one. - Honore De Balzac
No man should marry before he has studied anatomy and dissected the body of a woman. - Honore de Balzac
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