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Gustave Flaubert Quotes

(1821-1880), French Novelist

Read in order to live.

Category: Books And Reading

The most glorious moments in your life are not the so-called days of success, but rather those days when out of dejection and despair you feel rise in you a challenge to life, and the promise of future accomplishments.

Category: Courage

Our ignorance of history causes us to slander our own times.

Category: History And Historians

Nothing is more humiliating than to see idiots succeed in enterprises we have failed in.

Category: Humility

All one's inventions are true, you can be sure of that. Poetry is as exact a science as geometry.

Category: Poetry And Poets