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Brief about Gustave Flaubert: By info that we know Gustave Flaubert was born at 1970-01-01. And also Gustave Flaubert is French Novelist.

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I am a man-pen. I feel through the pen, because of the pen.

Tags: Pen

The heart, like the stomach, wants a varied diet.

Tags: Diet, Heart, Wants

It seems to me that I have always existed and that I possess memories that date back to the Pharaohs.

Tags: Date, Memories, Seems

Our ignorance of history causes us to slander our own times.

Tags: History, Ignorance, Times

The art of writing is the art of discovering what you believe.

Tags: Art, Communication, Writing

The whole dream of democracy is to raise the proletarian to the level of stupidity attained by the bourgeois.

Tags: Democracy, Dream, Stupidity

A superhuman will is needed in order to write, and I am only a man.

Tags: Needed, Order, Write

But the disparaging of those we love always alienates us from them to some extent. We must not touch our idols; the gilt comes off in our hands.

Tags: Love, Off, Touch

I have come to have the firm conviction that vanity is the basis of everything, and finally that what one calls conscience is only inner vanity.

Tags: Conscience, Finally, Vanity

Life must be a constant education; one must learn everything, from speaking to dying.

Tags: Education, Learn, Life

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

Tags: Brainy, Feels, Master

One mustn't ask apple trees for oranges, France for sun, women for love, life for happiness.

Tags: Happiness, Life, Love

One never tires of what is well written, style is life! It is the very blood of thought!

Tags: Blood, Life, Thought

Poetry is as precise a thing as geometry.

Tags: Geometry, Poetry, Precise

Reality does not conform to the ideal, but confirms it.

Tags: Conform, Ideal, Reality

Stupidity is something unshakable; nothing attacks it without breaking itself against it; it is of the nature of granite, hard and resistant.

Tags: Hard, Nature, Stupidity

Success is a consequence and must not be a goal.

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The only way to avoid being unhappy is to close yourself up in Art and to count for nothing all the rest.

Tags: Art, Unhappy, Yourself

All one's inventions are true, you can be sure of that. Poetry is as exact a science as geometry.

Tags: Poetry, Science, True

Art requires neither complaisance nor politeness; nothing but faith, faith and freedom.

Tags: Art, Faith, Freedom