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Gustave Flaubert

Quote of Gustave Flaubert - Everything one invents is true, you...


Biography - Gustave Flaubert:

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

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




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Quotes for: poetry


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Quotes about poetry:


Why should poetry have to make sense?





Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.





Poetry is related to philosophy as experience is related to empirical science.





Poetry heals the wounds inflicted by reason.





Poesy dissolves foreign being into our own.





Poetry implies the whole truth, philosophy expresses only a particle of it.











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Gustave Flaubert also said...


Idiots: Those who do not think like us.





I believe that if one always looked at the skies, one would end up with wings.





I want to live through three or four more books.





Fear: Gives one wings.





To have talent, you must be convinced that you possess it.





The true poet for me is a priest. As soon as he dons the cassock, he must leave his family.












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