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Gustave Flaubert
(1821-1880) born on
Dec 12
French novelist. He was a proponent of Realism and "art for art's sake"; he was prosecuted and acquitted for "Madame Bovary," 1857.
         
   
F
Judge the goodness of a book by the energy of the punches it has given you. . . I believe the greatest characteristic of genius, is, above all, force.

R
There is not a particle of life which does not bear poetry within it.
A
You must not think that feeling is everything. . . . Art is nothing without form.
N
Nothing is more humiliating than to see idiots succeed in enterprises we have failed it.
K
To see one's name in print! Some people commit a crime for no other reason.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
R: In "Artists in Quotation," by Donna Ward La Cour, 1989.
A: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
N: "Sentimental Education."
K: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
   


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