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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


Quotes

Quotes about music:


Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.





Without music, life would be a mistake.





Music before all else.





Architecture in general is frozen music.





Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.





If music be the food of love, play on.











Quotes for: dance


Quotes

Quotes for: dance


The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.





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.”





Let us read and let us dance—these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.





One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star.





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.'





The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing.











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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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