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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

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




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


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

German
Und die Weisheit im Leben besteht vielleicht in der Frage: Warum?”
Honore de Balzac




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To be, or not to be, that is the question.”
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A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.”
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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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There is frequently more to be learned from the unexpected questions of a child than the discourses of men.”
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Charm is a way of getting the answer 'Yes' without asking a clear question.”
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If you want a wise answer, ask a reasonable question.”
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Why are there beings at all, and why not rather nothing? That is the question.”
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The real discovery is the one which enables me to stop doing philosophy when I want to. The one that gives philosophy peace, so that it is no longer tormented by questions which bring itself into question.”
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We respect a man who respects himself.”
Honore de Balzac - Sur Catherine de Médicis
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Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true.”
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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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People who want something strongly enough are almost always well served by chance.”
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