Gustave Flaubert Quotes
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Body. If we knew how our body is made, we wouldn't dare move.
There isn't a bourgeois alive who in the ferment of his youth, if only for a day or for a minute, hasn't thought himself capable of boundless passions and noble exploits. The sorriest little woman-chaser has dreamed of Oriental queens; in a corner of every notary's heart lie the moldy remains of a poet.
The principal thing in this world is to keep one's soul aloft.
Our ignorance of history makes us slander our own times.