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Honore de Balzac

Quote of Honore de Balzac - We exaggerate misfortune and happiness alike....


Biography - Honore de Balzac:

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

We exaggerate misfortune and happiness alike. We are never as bad off or as happy as we say we are.




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I have decided to be happy because it's good for my health.
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A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.
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To be happy, we must consider the happiness of another.
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Happiness is sometimes hidden in the unknown.
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Create all the happiness you are able to create: remove all the misery you are able to remove.
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Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.
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Honore de Balzac also said...


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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Love is the poetry of the senses.
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