The best Quotes by Honoré de Balzac

The best Quotes by Honoré de Balzac

Honoré de Balzac (20 May 1799 – 18 August 1850) was a French novelist and playwright. The novel sequence La Comédie humaine, which presents a panorama of post-Napoleonic French life, is generally viewed as his magnum opus.

Superstition is a sign of a weak mind.
Clouds symbolize the veils that shroud God.
The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.
One of Paris' amenities is that you can be born here, live here, die here without anyone even noticing.
Le Père Goriot, 1834-1835
To say to a rich man: You are poor! is to tell the Archbishop of Granada that his sermons are worthless.
One should believe in marriage as in the immortality of the soul.
A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea.
The more one judges, the less one loves.
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Laws are spider webs through which the big flies pass and the little ones get caught.
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Love is the poetry of the senses.
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There is no such thing as a great talent without great will power.
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It is always assumed by the empty-headed, who chatter about themselves for want of something better, that people who do not discuss their affairs openly must have something to hide.
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Some day you will find out that there is far more happiness in another's happiness than in your own.
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He is strong, who admits his weakness.
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We cannot tear out a single page of our life, but we can throw the whole book in the fire.
Life in common among people who love each other is the ideal of happiness.
Try to keep your soul young and quivering right up to old age.
The artist vocation is to send light into the human heart.
The prayers of a lover are more imperious than the menaces of the whole world.
Simplicity is the most difficult thing to secure in this world; it is the last limit of experience and the last effort of genius.
There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.
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Life resembles a novel more often than novels resemble life.
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So you're single? In Paris? Now I'm even more jealous. I mean, your life is croissants and sex.
Madeline Wheeler in Emily in Paris - Season 1 Episode 3
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I make the most money, I think, in Russia and Paris, for the people of those countries are so willing to be amused, so eager to see something new and out of the ordinary.
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If Paris is a city of lights, Sydney is the city of fireworks.
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An artist has no home in Europe except in Paris.
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Quagmire: "You got to help me. I'm looking for a little boy with red overalls and a yellow shirt."
French Man: "You are looking to buy or to rent?"
Quagmire: "What? No! God! How is Paris considered a classy city?"
French Man: "The buildings are beautiful, the people are trash."
Do you realize this city is laid out in circles? Like they deliberately designed it to confuse us.
Emily Cooper in Emily in Paris - Season 1 Episode 2
Paris seems like a big city, but it's really just a small town.
Camille in Emily in Paris - Season 1 Episode 4
It takes much more courage to be in love than it does for war.
Helsinki in Money Heist - Season 4 Episode 5
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You say you love rain, but you use an umbrella to walk under it. You say you love sun, but you seek shade when it is shining. You say you love wind, but when it comes, you close your window. So that's why I'm scared when you say you love me.
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The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
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In my experience, it is unwise to live one's life guessing after signs and portents.
A mother's love is the ultimate comfort.
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Granada is one of the most fascinating cities in the world, and its geographical location must also be added to its rich heritage.
So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets.
Matthew - 7,12
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Player: "It's no wonder spiders give people goosebumps."
Sebastian: "Could be the hairy legs. Or the soulless eyes. Or the venomous fangs. Any number of endearing qualities, really."
Sebastian Sallow in Hogwarts Legacy
I would like to be remembered as someone who did the best she could with the talent she had.
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Remember, with great power. comes great responsibility!
Uncle Ben in Spider-Man
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And if you think tough men are dangerous, wait until you see what weak men are capable of.
Jordan Peterson in 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos
You know, not only am I campaigning, but I'm running the world.
Joe Biden - Juli 2024

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