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Gustave Flaubert Quotes: Earth has its boundaries, but human stupidity is limitless.
         

Earth has its boundaries, but human stupidity is limitless.


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Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.



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

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



I believe that if one always looked at the skies, one would end up with wings.

I believe that if one always looked at the skies, one would end up with wings.



It seems to me that I have always existed and that I possess memories that date back to the Pharaohs.

It seems to me that I have always existed and that I possess memories that date back to the Pharaohs.



Stupidity is something unshakable; nothing attacks it without breaking itself against it; it is of the nature of granite, hard and resistant.

Stupidity is something unshakable; nothing attacks it without breaking itself against it; it is of the nature of granite, hard and resistant.



Human speech is like a cracked kettle on which we tap crude rhythms for bears to dance to, while we long to make music that will melt the stars.

Human speech is like a cracked kettle on which we tap crude rhythms for bears to dance to, while we long to make music that will melt the stars.



A man is a critic when he cannot be an artist, in the same way that a man becomes an informer when he cannot be a soldier.

A man is a critic when he cannot be an artist, in the same way that a man becomes an informer when he cannot be a soldier.



I tried to discover, in the rumor of forests and waves, words that other men could not hear, and I pricked up my ears to listen to the revelation of their harmony.

I tried to discover, in the rumor of forests and waves, words that other men could not hear, and I pricked up my ears to listen to the revelation of their harmony.



There is not a particle of life which does not bear poetry within it

There is not a particle of life which does not bear poetry within it



To be stupid, selfish, and have good health are three requirements for happiness, though if stupidity is lacking, all is lost.

To be stupid, selfish, and have good health are three requirements for happiness, though if stupidity is lacking, all is lost.





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