Gustave Flaubert quotes

  • A friend who dies, it's something of you who dies.
  • Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and original in your work.
  • Artists who seek perfection in everything are those who cannot attain it in anything.
  • There is no truth. There is only perception.
  • A memory is a beautiful thing, it's almost a desire that you miss.
  • I believe that if one always looked at the skies, one would end up with wings.
  • Writing is a dog's life, but the only life worth living.
  • The heart, like the stomach, wants a varied diet.
  • Everything one invents is true, you may be perfectly sure of that. Poetry is as precise as geometry.
  • Madame Bovary is myself.
  • Of all lies, art is the least untrue.
  • One can be the master of what one does, but never of what one feels.
  • Life must be a constant education; one must learn everything, from speaking to dying.


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