Honoré de Balzac

Honoré de Balzac




Born: May 20, 1799
Birthplace: Tours, France
Died: August 18, 1850

Occupation: Novelist and Playwright
Profile: Best known for La Comedie Humaine.

Website: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Honor%C3%A9_de_Balzac
Number of Quotes: 4






Love is like some fresh spring, first a stream and then a river, changing its aspect and its nature as it flows to plunge itself in some boundless ocean, where restricted natures only find monotony, but where great souls are engulfed in endless contemplation.

Love is the poetry of the senses.

No man has ever yet discovered the way to give friendly advice to any woman, not even to his own wife.

There is no such thing as great talent without great will-power.

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