Quotes by Honoré De Balzac

Peter the Hermit, Calvin, and Robespierre, sons of the same soil, at intervals of three centuries were, in a political sense, the levers of ...

Honoré De Balzac people human nature politics

Love has its own instinct, finding the way to the heart, as the feeblest insect finds the way to its flower, with a will which not hing can ...

Honoré De Balzac love instinct emotion

To those who have exhausted politics, nothing remains but abstract thought. ...

Honoré De Balzac history politics thinking thoughtful

Thinking is seeing.... Every human science is based on deduction, which is a slow process of seeing by which we work up from the e ffect to ...

Honoré De Balzac thinking thoughtful science vision

What is a child, monsieur, but the image of two beings, the fruit of two sentiments spontaneously blended? ...

Honoré De Balzac babies families children

Chance, my dear, is the sovereign deity in child-bearing. ...

Honoré De Balzac birth luck

Love or hatred must constantly increase between two persons who are always together; every moment fresh reasons are found for lovi ng or hat ...

Honoré De Balzac love hatred

Intuition, like the rays of the sun, acts only in an inflexibly straight line; it can guess right only on condition of never diver ting its ...

Honoré De Balzac instinct thinking thoughtful

It is only in the act of nursing that a woman realizes her motherhood in visible and tangible fashion; it is a joy of every moment . ...

Honoré De Balzac mothers breasts joy

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

Honoré De Balzac death feelings

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