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Honore de Balzac

Quote of Honore de Balzac - And wisdom in life is perhaps...


Biography - Honore de Balzac:

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

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




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Et la sagesse dans la vie consiste peut-être à se demander à tout propos : Pourquoi ?

German
Und die Weisheit im Leben besteht vielleicht in der Frage: Warum?




See also 

See also...



To be, or not to be, that is the question.

A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.

The novelist teaches the reader to comprehend the world as a question. There is wisdom and tolerance in that attitude. In a world built on sacrosanct certainties the novel is dead.




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Quotes for: question


Quotes

Quotes for: question


The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute, the man who does not ask is a fool for life.





There is frequently more to be learned from the unexpected questions of a child than the discourses of men.





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If you want a wise answer, ask a reasonable question.





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Quotes

Honore de Balzac also said...


We respect a man who respects himself.





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





Life cannot go on without a great deal of forgetting.





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Love is the poetry of the senses.












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