What baffled him was that there should be all this fuss about something so simple as love.
More Quotes from Gustave Flaubert:Everything one invents is true, you may be perfectly sure of that. Poetry is as precise as geometry.
The art of writing is the art of discovering what you believe.
The most glorious moments in your life are not the so-called days of success, but rather those days when out of dejection and despair you feel rise in you a challenge to life, and the promise of future accomplishments.
My kingdom is as wide as the world, and my desire has no limit. I go forward always, freeing spirits and weighing worlds, without fear, without compassion, without love, and without God. Men call me Science.
Artists who seek perfection in everything are those who cannot attain it in anything.
The artist must be in his work like God in his Creation, invisible and all-powerful, so that he is felt everywhere but not seen.
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