Of all the icy blasts that blow on love, a request for money is the most chilling and havoc wreaking.
Quote by Gustave Flaubert
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Books are made not like children but like pyramids and they're just as useless! And...
The whole dream of democracy is to raise the proletarian to the level of stupidity...
Doubtis an illness that comes from knowledge and leads to madness.
My kingdom is as wide as the universe and my wants have no limits. I...
I am a man-pen. I feel through the pen, because of the pen.
Artists who seek perfection in everything are those who cannot attain it in anything.
Writing is a dog's life, but the only life worth living.
Happiness is a monstrosity! Punished are those who seek it.
Love is a springtime plant that perfumes everything with its hope, even the ruins to...
You can calculate the worth of a man by the number of his enemies, and...
Woman is a vulgar animal from whom man has created an excessively beautiful ideal.
A superhuman will is needed in order to write, and I am only a man.
Madame Bovary is myself.
I go from exasperation to a state of collapse, then I recover and go from...
There are neither good nor bad subjects. From the point of view of pure Art,...
Success is a consequence and must not be a goal.
As a rule we disbelieve all the facts and theories for which we have no...
I hate that which we have decided to call realism, even though I have been...
One must always hope when one is desperate, and doubt when one hopes.