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Gustave Flaubert

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Biography - Gustave Flaubert:

French novelist.
Born: 1821 - Died: 1880
Period:
19th century
Place of birth: France
France

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




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Quotes about health:


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I have decided to be happy because it's good for my health.”
Voltaire - Letter to the Abbé Trublet
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The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.”
Gautama Buddha
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Man needs difficulties they are necessary for health.”
Carl Gustav Jung
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Capital is reckless of the health or length of life of the laborer, unless under compulsion from society.”
Karl Marx
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Avoid lawsuits beyond all things they pervert your conscience, impair your health, and dissipate your property.”
Jean de La Bruyere
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Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.”
Mark Twain
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Quotes about happiness:


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I have decided to be happy because it's good for my health.”
Voltaire - Letter to the Abbé Trublet
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Happiness is sometimes hidden in the unknown.”
Victor Hugo
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To be happy, we must consider the happiness of another.”
Gaston Bachelard - La Psychanalyse du feu
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Create all the happiness you are able to create: remove all the misery you are able to remove.”
Jeremy Bentham
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Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.”
Epicurus
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We should laugh before being happy, for fear of dying without having laughed.”
Jean de La Bruyere
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Gustave Flaubert also said...


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Idiots: Those who do not think like us.”
Gustave Flaubert - Dictionary of Received Ideas
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I believe that if one always looked at the skies, one would end up with wings.”
Gustave Flaubert
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Fear: Gives one wings.”
Gustave Flaubert - Dictionary of Received Ideas
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To have talent, you must be convinced that you possess it.”
Gustave Flaubert
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The true poet for me is a priest. As soon as he dons the cassock, he must leave his family.”
Gustave Flaubert
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The cult of art gives pride one never has too much of it.”
Gustave Flaubert
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