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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 mission of art is not to copy nature, but to express it!
Honore de Balzac




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
La mission de l'art n'est pas de copier la nature, mais de l'exprimer !”
Honore de Balzac

German
Es ist nicht die Aufgabe der Kunst, die Natur zu kopieren, sondern sie auszudrücken!”
Honore de Balzac




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Art is the transition from nature to education, and from education to nature.”
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Quotes about nature:



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Man is but a reed, the most feeble thing in nature, but he is a thinking reed.”
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Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed.”
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Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.”
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Nature is not only all that is visible to the eye... it also includes the inner pictures of the soul.”
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People must help one another it is nature's law.”
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Nature does nothing in vain.”
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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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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.”
Honore de Balzac
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Love is the poetry of the senses.”
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