May 20, 1799
|Died||August 18, 1850|
The repository contains four quotes from Honoré de Balzac.
Society, like the Roman youth at the circus, never shows mercy to the fallen gladiator.
In diving to the bottom of pleasure we bring up more gravel than pearls.
What is art? Nature concentrated.
When women love us, they forgive us everything, even our crimes; when they do not love us, they give us credit for nothing, not even our virtues.