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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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Everything one invents is true, you may be perfectly sure of that. Poetry is as precise as geometry.
Gustave Flaubert




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Why should poetry have to make sense?”
Charlie Chaplin
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Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.”
Aristotle
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Poetry is related to philosophy as experience is related to empirical science.”
Arthur Schopenhauer - The World as Will and Representation
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Poetry heals the wounds inflicted by reason.”
Novalis
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Poesy dissolves foreign being into our own.”
Novalis - Fragments
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Love is the poetry of the senses.”
Honore de Balzac
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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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