Earth has its boundaries, but human stupidity is limitless.
Quote by Gustave Flaubert
One arrives at style only with atrocious effort, with fanatical and devoted stubbornness.
Woman is a vulgar animal from whom man has created an excessively beautiful ideal.
Writing is a dog's life, but the only life worth living.
Nothing is more humiliating than to see idiots succeed in enterprises we have failed in.
How you measure the performance of your managers directly affects the way they act.
The deplorable mania of doubt exhausts me. I doubt about everything, even my doubts.
In the dark room a cloud of yellow dust flew from beneath the tool like...
I have the handicap of being born with a special language to which I alone...
Stupidity is something unshakable; nothing attacks it without breaking itself against it; it is of...
I love good sense above all, perhaps because I have none.
It seems to me that I have always existed and that I possess memories that...
Human speech is like a cracked cauldron on which we bang out tunes that make...
What is the beautiful, if not the impossible.
As a rule we disbelieve all the facts and theories for which we have no...
One never tires of what is well written, style is life! It is the very...
Success is a consequence and must not be a goal.
One can be the master of what one does, but never of what one feels.
One mustn't ask apple trees for oranges, France for sun, women for love, life for...
Style is as much under the words as in the words. It is as much...
Caught up in life, you see it badly. You suffer from it or enjoy it...