Gustave Flaubert Quote

My desire is too universal, too permanent, too intense for me to have desires.


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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My desire is too universal, too permanent, too intense for me to have desires.

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My desire is too universal, too permanent, too intense for me to have desires.

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My desire is too universal, too permanent, too intense for me to have desires.

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My desire is too universal, too permanent, too intense for me to have desires.