Gustave Flaubert

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Gustave Flaubert (December 12, 1821 – May 8, 1880) was a French writer who is counted among the greatest novelists in Western literature. He is known especially for his first published novel, Madame Bovary (1857), for his Correspondence, and for his scrupulous devotion to his art and style.
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Everything is there: the love of Art.
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What is the beautiful, if not the impossible.
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One mustn't always believe that feeling is everything. In the arts, it is nothing without form.
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The most important quality of art and its aim is illusion; emotion, which is often obtained by certain sacrifices of poetic detail, is something else entirely and of an inferior order.


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