TEN QUOTES IN CELEBRATION OF THE FRENCH AUTHOR, HONORE DE BALZAC, ON HIS BIRTHDAY !

HONORE DE BALZAC, French Novelist, Playwright, Shortstory Writer, Publisher, Painter. . . .et.al. ,Was Born This Day, May 20, 1799 In Tours,France!

A Prolific Writer Who Presented A Panormic View Of 19th Cent. French Society In Manners Plus Scope That Is Rarely Surpassed By Any Subsequent Author In French Literature, Balzac Could Well Be Put Inside The Bracket Along With Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Dickens –to name only a few masters !

Balzac Is Credited With Inventing The Techniques of Serialised Books(novels) With A Repetitive Characters n Locales ! He wrote nearly 91 books and much of them or all novels penned by him were grouped together under the title, THE HUMAN COMEDY –a title said to be inspired by Dante’s Divine Comedy.

Balzac wrote in realistic mode reflects in his knack for detailing place,people n objects in order to present an all encompassing portrait of french society in the first half of 19th cent. .

He is also regarded as the earliest exponent of Naturalism-a modified form of realism, and this view gained currency after the Master of Naturalism,EMILE ZOLA ,openly attributed the said mode to Balzac!

Balzac lived for 51yrs and had married just 5 months before his death, Yet,Surprisingly, He wrote extensively of marriage,man-wife relationship. . .et.al !

Balzac’s relation with the world of cinema seems everlasting as hundred of films have been made that modelled after his books and this fascination continues !
TEN QUOTES TO CELEBRATE THE 214th BIRTHDAY OF BALZAC :-

(1.) ”Great love affairs start with Champagne and end with tisane.”

(2.) ”First love is a kind of vaccination which saves a man from catching the complaint the second time.”

(3.) ”Laws are spider webs through which the big flies pass and the little ones get caught.”

(4.) ”Most people of action are inclined to fatalism and most of thought believe in providence.”

(5.) ”Love or hatred must constantly increase between two persons who are always together; every moment fresh reasons are found for loving or hating better.”

(6.) ”Love is a game in which one always cheats.”

(7.) ”It is easy to sit up and take notice, What is difficult is getting up and taking action.”

(8.) ”Equality may perhaps be a right, but no power on earth can ever turn it into a fact.”

(9.) ”If we could but paint with the hand what we see with the eye !”

(10.) ”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.”

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