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Biography - Gustave Flaubert:

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

Human speech is like a cracked kettle on which we tap crude rhythms for bears to dance to, while we long to make music that will melt the stars.




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Quotes for: music


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Quotes about music:


Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.
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Without music, life would be a mistake.
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Music before all else.
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Architecture in general is frozen music.
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Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
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If music be the food of love, play on.
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Quotes for: dance


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Quotes for: dance


The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.
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He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.”
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Let us read and let us dance—these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
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One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star.
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I do not know what the spirit of a philosopher could more wish to be than a good dancer. For the dance is his ideal, also his fine art, finally also the only kind of piety he knows, his 'divine service.'
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The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing.
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Idiots: Those who do not think like us.
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I believe that if one always looked at the skies, one would end up with wings.
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Fear: Gives one wings.
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To have talent, you must be convinced that you possess it.
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The true poet for me is a priest. As soon as he dons the cassock, he must leave his family.
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The cult of art gives pride one never has too much of it.
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