A grocer is attracted to his business by a magnetic force, as great as the repulsion which renders it odious to artists.
Honoré de Balzac (20 May 1799 – 18 August 1850) was a French novelist and playwright. The novel sequence La Comédie Humaine, which presents a panorama of post-Napoleonic French life, is generally viewed as his magnum opus. Balzac is regarded as one of the founders of realism in European literature. He is renowned for his multi-faceted characters; even his lesser characters are complex, morally ambiguous and fully human.
Enjoy the best Honore de Balzac picture quotes.
Read more about Honore de Balzac on Wikipedia.