Gustave Flaubert Quote

I don't use women as means to an end: I do what the poet in your novel does — I use them only as objects of contemplation.


Letter to Alfred LePoittevin, 13 May 1845. As quoted in: The Letters of Gustave Flaubert: 1830-1857 (Harvard University Press, 1980)

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I don't use women as means to an end: I do what the poet in your novel does — I use them only as objects of contemplation.

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I don't use women as means to an end: I do what the poet in your novel does — I use them only as objects of contemplation.

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I don't use women as means to an end: I do what the poet in your novel does — I use them only as objects of contemplation.

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I don't use women as means to an end: I do what the poet in your novel does — I use them only as objects of contemplation.