Edmond De Goncourt


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  • ''The reason for the sadness of this modern age and the men who live in it is that it looks for the truth in everything and finds it.''
    Edmond De Goncourt (1822-1896), French writer, journalist, and Jules Alfred Huot De Goncourt (1830-1870), French writer, journalist. journal entry, Oct. 23, 1864. The Goncourt Journals (1956), repr. In Pages from the Goncourt Journal, ed. Robert Baldick (1962).
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  • ''That which, perhaps, hears more nonsense than anything in the world, is a picture in a museum.''
    Edmond De Goncourt (1822-1896), French writer, journalist, and Jules De Goncourt (1830-1870), French writer. The Goncourt Journals 1851-1870, entry for 1866, ed. Lewis Galantière (1937).

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