” Of all lies, art is the least untrue. “


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


” Artists who seek perfection in everything are those who cannot attain it in anything. “


” The artist must be in his work as God is in creation, invisible and all-powerful, one must sense him everywhere but never see him. “


” 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. “


” 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. “


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



All 7 Gustave Flaubert Quotes about Art in picture


Of all lies, art is the least untrue.
The art of writing is the art of discovering what you believe.


Artists who seek perfection in everything are those who cannot attain it in anything.
The artist must be in his work as God is in creation, invisible and all-powerful, one must sense him everywhere but never see him.
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.
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.
Art requires neither complaisance nor politeness, nothing but faith, faith and freedom.
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