45 Motivational Honore de Balzac Quotes For Success In Life

Honoré de Balzac 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. This Honore de Balzac quotes on love, magic skin will motivate you.

Best Honore de Balzac Quotes

  1. “When you doubt your power, you give power to your doubt.” ~ Honore de Balzac
  2. “It is easy to sit up and take notice, What is difficult is getting up and taking action.” ~ Honore de Balzac
  3. “How natural it is to destroy what we cannot possess, to deny what we do not understand, and to insult what we envy!” ~ Honore de Balzac
  4. “The more one judges, the less one loves.” ~ Honore de Balzac
  5. “When women love us, they forgive us everything, even our crimes; when they do not love us, they give us credit for nothing, not even our virtues.” ~ Honore de Balzac
  6. “Someday you will find out that there is far more happiness in another’s happiness than in your own.” ~ Honore de Balzac
  7. “Those who spend too fast never grow rich.” ~ Honore de Balzac

  8. “Every moment of happiness requires a great amount of Ignorance” ~ Honore de Balzac
  9. “The secret of great fortunes without apparent cause is a crime forgotten, for it was properly done.” ~ Honore de Balzac
  10. “Do you know what is the hardest thing in life? To make a choice.” ~ Honore de Balzac
  11. “Great love affairs start with Champagne and end with tisane.” ~ Honore de Balzac
  12. “There are two histories: official history, lying, and then secret history, where you find the real causes of events.” ~ Honore de Balzac
  13. True love is eternal, infinite, and always like itself. It is equal and pure.” ~ Honore de Balzac

  14. “The victory always has a lot of parents but the defeat is always an orphan.” ~ Honore de Balzac
  15. “One hour of love has a whole life in it.” ~ Honore de Balzac
  16. “No man has ever yet discovered the way to give friendly advice to any woman, not even to his own wife.” ~ Honore de Balzac
  17. “There is no such thing as a great talent without great will power.” ~ Honore de Balzac
  18. “God is the poet; men are but the actors. The great dramas of earth were written in heaven.” ~ Honore de Balzac
  19. “A jealous husband doesn’t doubt his wife, but himself.” ~ Honore de Balzac
  20. “Life cannot go on without much forgetting.” ~ Honore de Balzac
  21. “A naked woman is less dangerous than one who spreads her skirt skillfully to cover and exhibit everything at once.” ~ Honore de Balzac
  22. “Want him to be more of a man? Try being more of a woman!” ~ Honore de Balzac

  23. “It is quite right what they say: the three most beautiful sights in
    the world are a ship in full sail, a galloping horse, and a woman
    dancing.” ~ Honore de Balzac
  24. “Equality may be a right, but no power on earth can convert it into fact.” ~ Honore de Balzac
  25. “Women, when they have made a sheep of a man, always tell him that he is a lion with a will of iron.” ~ Honore de Balzac
  26. “A woman must be a genius to create a good husband.” ~ Honore de Balzac
  27. “If we all said to people’s faces what we say behind one another’s backs, society would be impossible.” ~ Honore de Balzac
  28. “Woman is closer to angels than man because she knows how to mingle an infinite tenderness with the most absolute compassion.” ~ Honore de Balzac
  29. “Bureaucracy is a giant mechanism operated by pygmies.” ~ Honore de Balzac
  30. “Love is the poetry of the senses.” ~ Honore de Balzac

  31. “Where poverty ceases, avarice begins.” ~ Honore de Balzac
  32. “He who best knows the world will love it least.” ~ Honore de Balzac
  33. “Hatred is the vice of narrow souls; they feed it with all their littleness, and make it the pretext of base tyrannies.” ~ Honore de Balzac
  34. “Liberty begets anarchy, anarchy leads to despotism, and despotism brings about liberty once again. Millions of human beings have perished without being able to make any of these systems triumph.” ~ Honore de Balzac
  35. “Love is perhaps no more than gratitude for pleasure.” ~ Honore de Balzac
  36. “People who are in love suspect nothing or everything.” ~ Honore de Balzac
  37. “The duration of passion is proportionate with the original resistance of the woman.” ~ Honore de Balzac
  38. “As a rule, only the poor are generous. Rich people can always find excellent reasons for not handing over twenty thousand francs to a relative.” ~ Honore de Balzac
  39. “Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true.” ~ Honore de Balzac
  40. “We cannot confront solitude without moral resources.” ~ Honore de Balzac

  41. “Hope is a memory that desires, the memory is a memory that has enjoyed.” ~ Honore de Balzac
  42. “An unfulfilled vocation drains the color from a man’s entire existence.” ~ Honore de Balzac
  43. “The first thing necessary to win the heart of a woman is opportunity.” ~ Honore de Balzac
  44. “As a rule, only the poor are generous.” ~ Honore de Balzac
  45. “All human power is a compound of time and patience.” ~ Honore de Balzac

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