To live in the presence of great truths and eternal laws, to be led by permanent ideals – that is what keeps a man patient when the world ignores him, and calm and unspoiled when the world praises him.

Honoré de Balzac (1799-1850) French novelist, playwright
(Attributed)
Added on 1-Feb-04 | Last updated 1-Feb-04
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