Quotation by Honoré De Balzac

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.
Honoré De Balzac (1799–1850), French novelist. Later appeared as part of Romans et contes philosophiques (1831), and part of the Etudes philosophiques (1831). It then entered the Comédie humaine (1845, trans. by George Saintsbury, 1971). The antique merchant, in The Wild Ass's Skin (La Peau de chagrin), which was first published by Gosselin (1831).
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