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Honore de Balzac

Quote of Honore de Balzac - Love is not merely a sentiment...


Biography - Honore de Balzac:

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

Love is not merely a sentiment, it is an art.



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Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
L'amour n'est pas seulement un sentiment, il est un art aussi.

German
Die Liebe ist nicht nur ein Gefühl, sie ist auch eine Kunst.




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Quotes for: love


Quotes

Quotes about love:


Where love rules, there is no will to power and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.





To live means to love, but above all, to love life.





Love, love, all the rest is nothing.





Intelligence has value only in the service of love.





There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.





Love, and do what you will.











Quotes for: art


Quotes

Quotes about art:


Truly, art is embedded in nature; he who can extract it, has it.





My trade and art is to live.





The more I think about it the more I feel that there’s nothing more genuinely artistic than to love people.





Art is the elimination of the unnecessary.





I do not know what the spirit of a philosopher could more wish to be than a good dancer. For the dance is his ideal, also his fine art, finally also the only kind of piety he knows, his 'divine service.'





The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing.











Quotes

Quotes for: Feeling


Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter.





Our deeds, our feelings, our thoughts, and our sensations just happen of themselves, as the rain falls and the water flows along the valley.





Both in thought and in feeling, even though time be real, to realise the unimportance of time is the gate of wisdom.





Like great works, deep feelings always mean more than they are conscious of saying.





Art is not a handicraft, it is the transmission of feeling the artist has experienced.





I do not withdraw the wise man from the category of man, nor do I deny to him the sense of pain as though he were a rock that has no feelings at all.











Quotes

Honore de Balzac also said...


We respect a man who respects himself.





Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true.





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





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





Life cannot go on without a great deal of forgetting.





Love is the poetry of the senses.












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