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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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Artists who seek perfection in everything are those who cannot attain it in anything.
Gustave Flaubert




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Do not wait to be perfect to start something good.”
Abbé Pierre
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I hold that the perfection of form and beauty is contained in the sum of all men.”
Albrecht Dürer - Four Books of Human Proportion
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The artist who aims at perfection in everything achieves it in nothing.”
Eugene Delacroix
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It seems that perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.”
Salvador Dalí
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Joy is the transition of man from a less to a greater perfection.”
Baruch Spinoza - Ethics
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Quotes for: artist:


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Whoever wants to know something about me - as an artist which alone is significant - they should look attentively at my pictures and there seek to recognise what I am and what I want.”
Gustav Klimt
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The artist who aims at perfection in everything achieves it in nothing.”
Eugene Delacroix
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Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.”
Pablo Picasso
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Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter.”
Oscar Wilde - The Picture of Dorian Gray
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Great artists have no country.”
Alfred de Musset
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Every human being should be an artist. Everything can become beautiful art.”
Novalis
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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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