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Biography - Gustave Flaubert:

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

Art requires neither complaisance nor politeness nothing but faith, faith and freedom.




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Without freedom, no art art lives only on the restraints it imposes on itself, and dies of all others.

Art is the daughter of freedom.




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Truly, art is embedded in nature; he who can extract it, has it.
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My trade and art is to live.
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The more I think about it the more I feel that there’s nothing more genuinely artistic than to love people.
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Art is the elimination of the unnecessary.
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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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People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
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Article IV – Liberty consists of doing anything which does not harm others: thus, the exercise of the natural rights of each man has only those borders which assure other members of the society the enjoyment of these same rights. These borders can be determined only by the law.
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"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly, "one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
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There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere.
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This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew.
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Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.
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You must be very polite to the Earth
And to the sun

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Clarity is the politeness of the man of letters.
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Politeness is to human nature what warmth is to wax.
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The artist can wish for nothing better than blunt friends and polite enemies.
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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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