Jean Louis Guez de Balzac Quotes

God is the poet, men are only the actors.

Jean Louis Guez de Balzac

Solitude is certainly a fine thing; but there is pleasure in having someone who can answer, from time to time, that it is a fine thing.

Jean Louis Guez de Balzac

There are no children of whom we are fonder than those that are born of our brains, to whom we are father and mother in one.

Jean Louis Guez de Balzac

No one is bound to be clever, but every one is under an obligation to be good.

Jean Louis Guez de Balzac

Poison cures in certain contingencies, and in those cases poison is not an evil thing.

Jean Louis Guez de Balzac

Public utility is often served by the injury of individuals.

Jean Louis Guez de Balzac

A little wit and plenty of authority, that is what has almost always governed the world.

Jean Louis Guez de Balzac

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