Gustave Flaubert (December 12, 1821 - May 08, 1880)
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There is no truth. There is only perception.
The art of writing is the art of discovering what you believe.
She (Madame Bovary) had that indefinable beauty that comes from happiness, enthusiasm, success - a beauty that is nothing more or less than a harmony of temperament and circumstances
There is not a particle of life which does not bear poetry within it
Nothing is more humiliating than to see idiots succeed in enterprises we have failed at
The irrationality of a thing is no argument against its existence, rather a condition of it.
(October 15, 1844 - August 25, 1900)
Apartheid does not happen spontaneously, like bad weather conditions.
There are many things worth living for, a few things worth dying for, and nothing worth killing for.