Honore De Balzac Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old honore de balzac quotes, honore de balzac sayings, and honore de balzac proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Some day you will find out that there is far more happiness in another's happiness than in your own.     

Honoré de Balzac

As soon as coffee is in your stomach, there is a general commotion. Ideas begin to move...similes arise, the paper is covered. Coffee is your ally and writing ceases to be a struggle.     

Honoré de Balzac

Behind every great fortune there is a crime.      

Honoré de Balzac

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.     

Honoré de Balzac

Suicide, moreover, was at the time in vogue in Paris: what more suitable key to the mystery of life for a skeptical society.     

Honoré de Balzac

Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true.     

Honoré de Balzac

First love is a kind of vaccination which saves a man from catching the complaint the second time.     

Honoré de Balzac

A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea.     

Honoré de Balzac

Equality may perhaps be a right, but no power on earth can ever turn it into a fact.     

Honoré de Balzac

Solitude is fine, but you need someone to tell you that solitude is fine.     

Honoré de Balzac

When you doubt your power, you give power to your doubt.     

Honoré de Balzac

The more one judges, the less one loves.     

Honoré de Balzac

Sometimes at the best moments a single word or a look is enough.     

Honoré de Balzac

The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.     

Honoré de Balzac

I can no longer think of anything but you. In spite of myself, my imagination carries me to you. I grasp you, I kiss you, I caress you, a thousand of the most amorous caresses take possession of me.     

Honoré de Balzac

The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.     

Honoré de Balzac

A good husband is never the first to go to sleep at night or the last to awake in the morning.     

Honoré de Balzac

The majority of husbands remind me of an orangutan trying to play the violin.     

Honoré de Balzac

A jealous husband doesn't doubt his wife, but himself.     

Honoré de Balzac

Death unites as well as separates; it silences all paltry feeling.     

Honoré de Balzac

Perhaps it is only human nature to inflict suffering on anything that will endure suffering, whether by reason of its genuine humility, or indifference, or sheer helplessness.     

Honoré de Balzac

A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea.     

Honoré de Balzac

The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.      

Honoré de Balzac

The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.      

Honoré de Balzac

A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea     

Honoré de Balzac

True love is eternal, infinite, and always like itself. It is equal and pure, without violent demonstrations: it is seen with white hairs and is always young in the heart.     

Honoré de Balzac

In a husband there is only a man; in a married woman there is a man, a father, and mother, and a woman.     

Honoré de Balzac

All happiness depends on courage and work.     

Honoré de Balzac

The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.     

Honoré de Balzac

Solitude is fine, but you need someone to tell you that solitude is fine.     

Honoré de Balzac