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Behind every great fortune lies a great crime
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"Behind every great fortune lies a great crime"

- Honore de Balzac

About this Quote

This quote by Honore de Balzac suggests that there is frequently a dark and dishonest side to attaining terrific wealth and success. It indicates that those who have actually collected terrific fortunes have actually most likely done so through immoral or unlawful ways. This might be through exploitation of others, corruption, or other forms of wrongdoing. Balzac's words function as a pointer that success and wealth should not be blindly admired, as they may come at an expense to others. It likewise highlights the importance of ethical behavior and the repercussions of greed and ambition. Ultimately, this quote acts as a cautionary tale about the real cost of accomplishing success.

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Honore de Balzac This quote is written / told by Honore de Balzac between May 20, 1799 and August 18, 1850. He was a famous Novelist from France. The author also have 83 other quotes.

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