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Honore de Balzac

Quote of Honore de Balzac - Life cannot go on without a...


Biography - Honore de Balzac:

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

Life cannot go on without a great deal of forgetting.



Note 

Note




Source: Scenes from Parisian life

Wikisource - Balzac - Œuvres complètes (fr) 




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
La vie ne va pas sans de grands oublis !

German
Leben geht nicht ohne großes Vergessen.




See also 

See also...



Happy is he who can forget what cannot be anymore changed.

Healthy is who can't recall.




Quotes for: life


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Quotes about life:


As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.





Man arrives as a novice at each age of his life.





A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.





There is more to life than increasing its speed.





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





Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.











Quotes

Quotes for: Forgetting


The thought of death betrays us, for it makes us forget to live.





Don't forget to love yourself.





Culture is what remains when one has forgotten everything we had learned.





It is perfectly true, as the philosophers say, that life must be understood backwards. But they forget the other proposition, that it must be lived forwards.





Love is the emblem of eternity; it confounds all notion of time; effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.





Hope has a good memory, gratitude a bad one.











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.





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





Love is the poetry of the senses.












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