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Honore de Balzac

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Biography - Honore de Balzac:

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

Quote

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




Translation  

Translation

(French)


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




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Honore de Balzac also said...


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We respect a man who respects himself.”
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Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true.”
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And wisdom in life is perhaps to ask for anything, why?”
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Life cannot go on without a great deal of forgetting.”
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Love is not merely a sentiment, it is an art.”
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People who want something strongly enough are almost always well served by chance.”
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