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Cool & famous Quotes by : Gustave Flaubert

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It’s hard to communicate anything exactly and that’s why perfect relationships between people are difficult to find.

Gustave Flaubert

To be stupid, selfish, and have good health are three requirements for happiness, though if stupidity is lacking, all is lost.

Gustave Flaubert

Be steady and well-ordered in your life so that you can be fierce and original in your work.

Gustave Flaubert

The one way of tolerating existence is to lose oneself in literature as in a perpetual orgy.

Gustave Flaubert

The public wants work which flatters its illusions.

Gustave Flaubert

Doubt … is an illness that comes from knowledge and leads to madness.

Gustave Flaubert

One can be the master of what one does, but never of what one feels.

Gustave Flaubert

You don’t make art out of good intentions.

Gustave Flaubert

I am irritated by my own writing. I am like a violinist whose ear is true, but whose fingers refuse to reproduce precisely the sound he hears within.

Gustave Flaubert

There is not a particle of life which does not bear poetry within it

Gustave Flaubert

Do not read, as children do, to amuse yourself, or like the ambitious, for the purpose of instruction. No, read in order to live.

Gustave Flaubert

An infinity of passion can be contained in one minute, like a crowd in a small space.

Gustave Flaubert

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