” Everything one invents is true, you may be perfectly sure of that. Poetry is as precise as geometry. “


” Anything becomes interesting if you look at it long enough. “


” Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and original in your work. “


” The art of writing is the art of discovering what you believe. “


” What an elder sees sitting, the young can’t see standing. “


” 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. “


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


” You can calculate the worth of a man by the number of his enemies, and the importance of a work of art by the harm that is spoken of it. “


” Do not read, as children do, to amuse yourself, or like the ambitious, for the purpose of instruction. No, read in order to live. “


” There are neither good nor bad subjects. From the point of view of pure Art, you could almost establish it as an axiom that the subject is irrelevant, style itself being an absolute manner of seeing things. “


” A friend who dies, it’s something of you who dies. “


” A memory is a beautiful thing, it’s almost a desire that you miss. “


” Judge the goodness of a book by the energy of the punches it has given you. I believe the greatest characteristic of genius, is, above all, force. “



All 13 Gustave Flaubert Quotes about You in picture


Everything one invents is true, you may be perfectly sure of that. Poetry is as precise as geometry.
Anything becomes interesting if you look at it long enough.


Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and original in your work.
The art of writing is the art of discovering what you believe.
What an elder sees sitting, the young can
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.
All one
You can calculate the worth of a man by the number of his enemies, and the importance of a work of art by the harm that is spoken of it.
Do not read, as children do, to amuse yourself, or like the ambitious, for the purpose of instruction. No, read in order to live.
There are neither good nor bad subjects. From the point of view of pure Art, you could almost establish it as an axiom that the subject is irrelevant, style itself being an absolute manner of seeing things.
A friend who dies, it
A memory is a beautiful thing, it
Judge the goodness of a book by the energy of the punches it has given you. I believe the greatest characteristic of genius, is, above all, force.
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