Gustave Flaubert

AgeHappiness

Gustave Flaubert quote : Oh if I had …

Oh, if I had been loved at the age of seventeen, what an idiot I would be today. Happiness is…

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Art

Gustave Flaubert quote : You can calculate the …

You can calculate the worth of a man by the number of his enemies, and the importance of a work…

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History

Gustave Flaubert quote : Our ignorance of history …

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

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Happiness

Gustave Flaubert quote : Happiness is a monstrosity …

Happiness is a monstrosity! Punished are those who seek it. Gustave Flaubert

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Happiness

Gustave Flaubert quote : One mustn’t ask apple …

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

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HappinessHealth

Gustave Flaubert quote : To be stupid selfish …

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

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Education

Gustave Flaubert quote : Life must be a …

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

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Art

Gustave Flaubert quote : Of all lies art …

Of all lies, art is the least untrue. Gustave Flaubert

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God

Gustave Flaubert quote : The artist must be …

The artist must be in his work as God is in creation, invisible and all-powerful one must sense him everywhere…

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Future

Gustave Flaubert quote : The future is the …

The future is the worst thing about the present. Gustave Flaubert

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