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Honore de Balzac

Quote of Honore de Balzac - The smallest flower is a thought...


Biography - Honore de Balzac:

French novelist and playwright.
Born: 1799 - Died: 1850
Period:
19th century
18th century
Place of birth: France
France

The smallest flower is a thought, a life answering to some feature of the Great Whole, of whom they have a persistent intuition.




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Translation

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French
La moindre fleur est une pensée, une vie qui correspond à quelques linéaments du Grand-Tout, duquel ils ont une constante intuition.




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Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature.




Quotes for: life


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Quotes about life:


As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.





Man arrives as a novice at each age of his life.





A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.





There is more to life than increasing its speed.





To live means to love, but above all, to love life.





Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.











Quotes for: thought


Quotes

Quotes about thought:


Great thoughts come from the heart.





People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.





The thought of death betrays us, for it makes us forget to live.





Lucidity adds beauty to profound thoughts.





I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.





Philosophy aims at the logical clarification of thoughts. Philosophy is not a body of doctrine but an activity.











Quotes for: flower


Quotes

Quotes for: flower


I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.





"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly, "one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."





Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.





Earth laughs in flowers.





Here are fruits, flowers, leaves and branches,
And here is my heart which beats only for you.






Flowers are the beautiful words and hieroglyphics of Nature, by which she indicates how much she loves us.











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Honore de Balzac also said...


We respect a man who respects himself.





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





And wisdom in life is perhaps to ask for anything, why?





Man is neither good nor bad, he is born with instincts and aptitudes.





Life cannot go on without a great deal of forgetting.





Love is not merely a sentiment, it is an art.












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