Honore de Balzac

Honore de Balzac – Wisdom is that apprehension of…


“Wisdom is that apprehension of heavenly things to which the spirit rises through love.”
-Honore de Balzac

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Honore de Balzac – Love may be or it…


“Love may be or it may not, but where it is, it ought to reveal itself in its immensity.”
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Honore de Balzac – Power is action the electoral…


“Power is action the electoral principle is discussion. No political action is possible when discussion is permanently established.”
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Honore de Balzac – Marriage must incessantly contend with…


“Marriage must incessantly contend with a monster that devours everything: familiarity.”
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Honore de Balzac – A young bride is like…


“A young bride is like a plucked flower but a guilty wife is like a flower that had been walked over.”
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Honore de Balzac – A woman knows the face…


“A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea.”
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Honore de Balzac – The majority of husbands remind…


“The majority of husbands remind me of an orangutan trying to play the violin.”
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Honore de Balzac – At fifteen, beauty and talent…


“At fifteen, beauty and talent do not exist there can only be promise of the coming woman.”
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Honore de Balzac – Passion is universal humanity. Without…


“Passion is universal humanity. Without it religion, history, romance and art would be useless.”
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Honore de Balzac – When Religion and Royalty are…


“When Religion and Royalty are swept away, the people will attack the great, and after the great, they will fall upon the rich.”
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