Honore de Balzac Quotes (392 quotes)
“Thought is a key to all treasures; the miser's gains are ours without his cares. Thus I have soared above this world, where my enjoyment have been intellectual joys.”
―Honore de Balzac
The Magic Skin: Or The Wild Ass's Skin (2011 edition), The Floating Press - ISBN: 9781775453567
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsHonore de Balzac
Born: May 20, 1799
Died: August 18, 1850 (aged 51)
Bio: Honoré de Balzac was a French novelist and playwright. His magnum opus was a sequence of short stories and novels collectively entitled La Comédie humaine, which presents a panorama of French life in the years after the 1815 fall of Napoleon.
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